The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 116 112 136
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.25% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +48.83%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
QA Test Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1692 1480 1819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.16% 93.97% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1128 1444
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the Cheshire region.

QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in Cheshire

QA Test Analyst
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +11 2 £30,000 -
Wilmslow 0 1 £25,000 -21.87%
Crewe - 1 £30,000 -
QA Test Analyst
North West

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited QA Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Test Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) ISEB
5 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (50.00%) Selenium
5 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (37.50%) Trello
6 3 (37.50%) WATIR
6 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
6 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
6 3 (37.50%) JSON
6 3 (37.50%) System Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Kanban
6 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
6 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
6 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
6 3 (37.50%) BDD
6 3 (37.50%) Mingle

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited QA Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Mingle
2 1 (12.50%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) CruiseControl
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) WATIR
3 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) XSLT
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) System Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Kanban
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft