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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.27% 3.91% 5.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 40.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 16
Average salary £34,250 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.41% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
26 50 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.53% 9.78% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 30
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,850 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £58,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (58.33%) SQL
3 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 20 (55.56%) MVC
3 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (47.22%) C#
5 16 (44.44%) .NET
5 16 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 13 (36.11%) AngularJS
6 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
7 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
8 10 (27.78%) CSS
8 10 (27.78%) HTML
9 9 (25.00%) OOD
9 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 8 (22.22%) Degree
10 8 (22.22%) Finance
11 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
11 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
12 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
12 6 (16.67%) Scrum
12 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 6 (16.67%) ISEB
13 5 (13.89%) Thin Client
13 5 (13.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (13.89%) VXML
13 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
13 5 (13.89%) Client/Server

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.89%) MySQL
4 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) NUnit
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.89%) PHPUnit
1 5 (13.89%) Moq
2 3 (8.33%) MSTest
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) FogBugz
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Electronics
3 4 (11.11%) Back Office
4 2 (5.56%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Principle Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Tester
4 5 (13.89%) PHP Developer
4 5 (13.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 5 (13.89%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 4 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) AngularJS
2 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
3 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (27.78%) CSS
4 10 (27.78%) HTML
5 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.89%) VXML
6 5 (13.89%) Symfony
6 5 (13.89%) CodeIgniter
6 5 (13.89%) CakePHP
6 5 (13.89%) jQuery
6 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (13.89%) Laravel
6 5 (13.89%) Ninject
6 5 (13.89%) Backbone.js
7 4 (11.11%) CSS3
7 4 (11.11%) HTML5
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Thin Client
2 5 (13.89%) Client/Server
2 5 (13.89%) IVR
2 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.89%) Fat Client
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) FMCG
4 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) MVC
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
4 9 (25.00%) OOD
5 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.89%) Web Design
7 5 (13.89%) Refactoring
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) Web Development
7 5 (13.89%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 4 (11.11%) TDD
8 4 (11.11%) Validation
8 4 (11.11%) OO
9 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 17 (47.22%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) PHP
5 4 (11.11%) F#
5 4 (11.11%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) C
6 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Zend
3 3 (8.33%) HP
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