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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 22 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.01% 5.61% 3.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.83% 67.44% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 11
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,800 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
48 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.93% 8.32% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 20
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £32,500 £21,625
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £48,000 £58,052
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 25 (53.19%) C#
2 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
3 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (40.43%) SQL
5 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
6 16 (34.04%) MVC
7 14 (29.79%) HTML
7 14 (29.79%) Java
8 13 (27.66%) .NET
8 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
9 12 (25.53%) CSS
10 11 (23.40%) C++
10 11 (23.40%) Linux
10 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
10 11 (23.40%) AngularJS
11 10 (21.28%) Windows
11 10 (21.28%) PHP
12 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
12 9 (19.15%) Finance
12 9 (19.15%) Selenium
13 8 (17.02%) Manual Testing
13 8 (17.02%) HTML5
14 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
14 7 (14.89%) TDD
15 6 (12.77%) CSS3
15 6 (12.77%) Web Services
15 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (10.64%) Python
16 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (4.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) MySQL
3 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
2 5 (10.64%) PHPUnit
3 4 (8.51%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.38%) MSTest
5 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) FogBugz
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Games
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Test Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Tester
4 6 (12.77%) Principle Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) PHP Developer
5 5 (10.64%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) QA Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) HTML
2 13 (27.66%) .NET
3 12 (25.53%) CSS
4 11 (23.40%) AngularJS
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
6 8 (17.02%) HTML5
7 6 (12.77%) CSS3
7 6 (12.77%) Web Services
7 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (10.64%) Laravel
8 5 (10.64%) Symfony
8 5 (10.64%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (10.64%) CakePHP
8 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.26%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (4.26%) jQuery
9 2 (4.26%) Mason
9 2 (4.26%) WebSockets
9 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) FMCG
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.13%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) MVC
3 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
4 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
5 8 (17.02%) Manual Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.89%) TDD
7 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.64%) OOD
7 5 (10.64%) Project Management
7 5 (10.64%) Web Design
7 5 (10.64%) Web Development
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) Validation
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) C#
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.79%) Java
5 11 (23.40%) C++
6 10 (21.28%) PHP
7 5 (10.64%) Python
7 5 (10.64%) F#
8 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.26%) Ruby
8 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.26%) C
9 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ISEB
1 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Zend
2 3 (6.38%) HP
3 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
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