The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.96% 3.28% 5.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.93% 29.82% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 25
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
QA
Merseyside

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
29 57 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.80% 10.98% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 51 48
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £47,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 16 (59.26%) SQL
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) MVC
3 12 (44.44%) C#
4 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
4 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
6 9 (33.33%) HTML
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 7 (25.93%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) Java
9 6 (22.22%) OOD
9 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 6 (22.22%) Degree
9 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
9 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (18.52%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (18.52%) Ninject
10 5 (18.52%) CSS3
10 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
10 5 (18.52%) Backbone.js

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) NUnit
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (18.52%) Moq
2 3 (11.11%) MSTest
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (7.41%) SilkTest
3 2 (7.41%) PHPUnit
3 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Back Office
2 5 (18.52%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
4 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
2 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (18.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Manager
6 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
2 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
3 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 7 (25.93%) Web Services
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (18.52%) Backbone.js
7 5 (18.52%) VXML
7 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (18.52%) HTML5
7 5 (18.52%) Ninject
7 5 (18.52%) CSS3
8 3 (11.11%) WCF
8 3 (11.11%) Ajax
9 2 (7.41%) XML
9 2 (7.41%) XBRL
9 2 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Fat Client
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
2 5 (18.52%) Thin Client
2 5 (18.52%) IVR
2 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 6 (22.22%) OOD
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Refactoring
5 5 (18.52%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.81%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) Wealth Management
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 12 (44.44%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) C
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.41%) F#
7 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Zend
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
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