The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 28 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.37% 4.51% 5.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.84% 34.55% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 23
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
43 55 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.00% 13.06% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 44
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

QA
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

QA Salary Trend in Liverpool

QA
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for QA.

1 21 (41.18%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) SDLC
3 16 (31.37%) Software Testing
4 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (25.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (23.53%) Automation Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Workflow
5 12 (23.53%) Oracle
6 11 (21.57%) Web Services
6 11 (21.57%) XML
6 11 (21.57%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (21.57%) Siebel
6 11 (21.57%) EAI
6 11 (21.57%) FTP
6 11 (21.57%) HTTP
6 11 (21.57%) Siebel Certification
6 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
6 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
6 11 (21.57%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (21.57%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
6 11 (21.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (21.57%) Waterfall
7 10 (19.61%) Games
7 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
7 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
8 9 (17.65%) Perl
8 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) GitHub
1 1 (1.96%) Google Play
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
1 1 (1.96%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) FTP
1 11 (21.57%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
1 7 (13.73%) Selenium
1 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.76%) MSBuild
2 6 (11.76%) NuGet
3 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.96%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.96%) Gradle
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (19.61%) Games
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Release Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Siebel Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Portfolio Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Project Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Web Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.92%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (3.92%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) Web Services
1 11 (21.57%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.92%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (3.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.92%) iPad
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
4 1 (1.96%) PlayStation
4 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 3 (5.88%) Android
4 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (39.22%) SDLC
2 16 (31.37%) Software Testing
3 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (25.49%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (23.53%) Automation Testing
4 12 (23.53%) Workflow
5 11 (21.57%) EAI
5 11 (21.57%) Systems Analysis
5 11 (21.57%) Waterfall
6 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
7 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.76%) Game Development
11 5 (9.80%) Scrum
12 4 (7.84%) Manual Testing
12 4 (7.84%) System Testing
12 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
3 9 (17.65%) Perl
4 8 (15.69%) Python
5 4 (7.84%) C#
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.92%) C++
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) Java
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
1 11 (21.57%) Siebel Certification
2 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.76%) ISEB
4 5 (9.80%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle
2 11 (21.57%) Siebel
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.96%) Perforce
4 1 (1.96%) Splunk
4 1 (1.96%) Teradata
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