The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 Analyst
Rank 163 187 177
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 9 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.052% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.055% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 10
Average salary £28,500 £28,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £28,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -
QA Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3129 3620 3931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.28% 94.86% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2983 3414
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Manchester region.

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Manchester

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in Manchester

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +7 5 £28,000 - 1
QA Analyst
North West

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (71.43%) ISEB
2 10 (71.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (64.29%) HP
3 9 (64.29%) Selenium
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Legal
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) WebLOAD
8 2 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
8 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Test Management
8 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
9 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
9 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
9 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (64.29%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) WebLOAD
3 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Alterian
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago