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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.85% 2.99% 3.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.63% 46.15% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 19
Median salary £32,500 £33,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,400 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
32 26 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.47% 6.48% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 43
Median salary £37,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £33,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £63,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 30 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 14 (46.67%) Java
3 14 (46.67%) Selenium
4 13 (43.33%) JIRA
5 12 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 11 (36.67%) Functional Testing
6 11 (36.67%) Defect Management
7 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
7 8 (26.67%) ISEB
7 8 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (23.33%) WebDriver
8 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
8 7 (23.33%) BDD
8 7 (23.33%) HP
8 7 (23.33%) TDD
9 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Workflow
9 6 (20.00%) Linux
9 6 (20.00%) QA Automation
9 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (20.00%) Test Management
10 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (16.67%) Software Delivery
10 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 5 (16.67%) .NET
10 5 (16.67%) Web Services

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 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Selenium
2 13 (43.33%) JIRA
3 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
3 7 (23.33%) WebDriver
4 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (13.33%) Gerrit
5 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.33%) JMeter
5 4 (13.33%) Mercurial
6 3 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (6.67%) Gradle
7 2 (6.67%) Maven
7 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
1 15 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 15 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 14 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 14 (46.67%) Tester
3 9 (30.00%) QA Tester
4 8 (26.67%) Selenium Tester
5 7 (23.33%) Automation Tester
5 7 (23.33%) Java Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) QA Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) Test Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 12 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (36.67%) Defect Management
3 11 (36.67%) Functional Testing
4 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (23.33%) BDD
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
6 6 (20.00%) QA Automation
6 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Test Management
6 6 (20.00%) Workflow
7 5 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 4 (13.33%) API Testing
8 4 (13.33%) OWASP
9 3 (10.00%) Agile Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ISEB
1 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
1 8 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) Telerik
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
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Posted: 7 days ago
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