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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 36 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.25% 4.89% 4.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 32.79% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 17
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £40,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
48 61 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.50% 14.91% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 33
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 20 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 22 (44.90%) SQL
2 20 (40.82%) SDLC
3 18 (36.73%) Software Testing
4 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (24.49%) Oracle
7 12 (24.49%) Workflow
8 11 (22.45%) Siebel Certification
8 11 (22.45%) Web Services
8 11 (22.45%) XML
8 11 (22.45%) FTP
8 11 (22.45%) HTTP
8 11 (22.45%) EAI
8 11 (22.45%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (22.45%) Siebel
8 11 (22.45%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
8 11 (22.45%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
8 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
8 11 (22.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 10 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
10 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (18.37%) Perl
10 9 (18.37%) Waterfall
11 8 (16.33%) Finance
11 8 (16.33%) Games
11 8 (16.33%) Linux

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 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
1 1 (2.04%) Google Play
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) FTP
1 11 (22.45%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Selenium
2 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.24%) MSBuild
3 6 (12.24%) NuGet
4 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.20%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.04%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.04%) Gradle
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA
6 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
1 8 (16.33%) Games
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Release Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Siebel Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Portfolio Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Project Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Tester
4 5 (10.20%) Web Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Automation Tester
5 4 (8.16%) QA Automation Tester
5 4 (8.16%) QA Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.12%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Siebel Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Web Services
1 11 (22.45%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) Gherkin
3 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
3 4 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (8.16%) Middleware
4 3 (6.12%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Fixed Income
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Android
3 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) SDLC
2 18 (36.73%) Software Testing
3 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (24.49%) Workflow
7 11 (22.45%) EAI
7 11 (22.45%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
9 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (18.37%) Waterfall
10 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
11 6 (12.24%) Game Development
11 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (10.20%) API Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Defect Tracking
12 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
12 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
3 9 (18.37%) Perl
4 8 (16.33%) Python
5 6 (12.24%) C#
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) Java
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
1 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
1 11 (22.45%) Siebel Certification
2 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (12.24%) ISEB
4 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) Siebel
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.04%) Perforce
4 1 (2.04%) Teradata
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