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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.69% 4.65% 3.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.83% 45.16% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 10
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
58 31 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.47% 10.30% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 38
Median salary £37,500 £33,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -34.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 25 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) SDLC
3 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
6 10 (25.64%) Oracle
6 10 (25.64%) Web Services
7 9 (23.08%) XML
7 9 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (23.08%) Siebel
7 9 (23.08%) EAI
7 9 (23.08%) FTP
7 9 (23.08%) HTTP
7 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (23.08%) Siebel Certification
7 9 (23.08%) Workflow
7 9 (23.08%) Finance
7 9 (23.08%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
7 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 9 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (23.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 8 (20.51%) API Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
9 7 (17.95%) Selenium
10 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 6 (15.38%) Automation Testing
10 6 (15.38%) Games
11 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) FTP
1 9 (23.08%) HTTP
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Selenium
2 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
2 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
2 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) MSBuild
4 2 (5.13%) NuGet
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) QA Leader
2 8 (20.51%) Automation Test Lead
2 8 (20.51%) Test Leader
2 8 (20.51%) Tester
3 7 (17.95%) Automation Tester
3 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Siebel Developer
4 6 (15.38%) QA Tester
5 5 (12.82%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) QA Manager
7 2 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Release Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) Web Services
2 9 (23.08%) XML
3 5 (12.82%) Gherkin
4 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.26%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (10.26%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) SDLC
2 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (23.08%) EAI
3 9 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (23.08%) Workflow
4 8 (20.51%) API Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
6 6 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.82%) System Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (10.26%) Market Making
8 4 (10.26%) QA Automation
8 4 (10.26%) Service Management
9 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
3 5 (12.82%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) Siebel Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) Siebel
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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