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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.38% 4.20% 4.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.67% 57.14% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 20
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.90% 7.35% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 30
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £32,500 £21,625
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 18 (51.43%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) C#
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
3 13 (37.14%) Linux
4 11 (31.43%) C++
5 10 (28.57%) Windows
5 10 (28.57%) Selenium
6 8 (22.86%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) Automated Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Python
7 7 (20.00%) Project Management
7 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.14%) HTML
8 6 (17.14%) MS Office
8 6 (17.14%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) HTML5
9 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.29%) PHP
9 5 (14.29%) .NET
9 5 (14.29%) TDD
9 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
9 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 4 (11.43%) CSS
10 4 (11.43%) Web Services
10 4 (11.43%) JMS
10 4 (11.43%) TIBCO
10 4 (11.43%) Ruby
10 4 (11.43%) Degree
10 4 (11.43%) FMCG

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (5.71%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (5.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (5.71%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Selenium
2 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) FogBugz
5 1 (2.86%) eggPlant
5 1 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Games
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
1 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Tester
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
1 6 (17.14%) HTML5
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) JMS
3 4 (11.43%) CSS3
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.71%) Middleware
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) Mason
5 2 (5.71%) WebSockets
5 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.71%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.86%) Qt
6 1 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) FMCG
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Automated Testing
1 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Testing
4 3 (8.57%) MVC
4 3 (8.57%) Scrum
4 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) EAI
5 2 (5.71%) SOA
5 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.71%) Kanban
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.71%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) C#
3 11 (31.43%) C++
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) Python
6 5 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.43%) Ruby
8 3 (8.57%) F#
9 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
9 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.86%) C
10 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) TIBCO
2 2 (5.71%) CA
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Teradata
3 1 (2.86%) Kalido
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau
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