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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.02% 3.92% 2.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.04% 36.00% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 11
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
27 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.16% 10.89% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 35
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,000 £57,500
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 28 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 10 (45.45%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) MVC
4 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
4 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) Java
6 7 (31.82%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
7 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 5 (22.73%) Refactoring
8 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
8 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
8 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Back Office
8 5 (22.73%) Ninject
8 5 (22.73%) Backbone.js
8 5 (22.73%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) NUnit
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) Moq
2 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
2 3 (13.64%) SilkTest
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (4.55%) Sahi
General
1 5 (22.73%) Back Office
1 5 (22.73%) Electronics
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Front Office
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
2 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) VXML
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (22.73%) Ninject
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (22.73%) Backbone.js
5 4 (18.18%) CSS3
5 4 (18.18%) HTML5
5 4 (18.18%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
6 3 (13.64%) XBRL
6 3 (13.64%) Ajax
6 3 (13.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
2 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
2 5 (22.73%) IVR
2 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
3 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) Refactoring
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 4 (18.18%) OO
5 4 (18.18%) OOD
6 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 3 (13.64%) Wealth Management
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Test Management
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) C
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) F#
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (22.73%) ISEB
3 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
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