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 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 Analyst
Rank 169 183 178
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 23 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 0.25% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.26% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 1
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
3685 3859 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.79% 95.03% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 3186 3184
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 1 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Oldham - 1 £28,500 -
QA Analyst
North West

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (48.39%) Test Scripting
3 13 (41.94%) HP UFT
4 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) ISEB
5 10 (32.26%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) Selenium
6 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (29.03%) Banking
6 9 (29.03%) Investment Banking
6 9 (29.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (25.81%) HP
8 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
9 6 (19.35%) WebLOAD
9 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
10 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
11 4 (12.90%) SDLC
11 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
11 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 4 (12.90%) Web Services
11 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
12 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
12 3 (9.68%) HTTP
12 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
12 3 (9.68%) Scrum
12 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) HP UFT
2 10 (32.26%) Selenium
3 6 (19.35%) WebLOAD
3 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) WPF
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Test Scripting
2 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.90%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Coaching
7 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
9 1 (3.23%) Agile Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) C++
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ISEB
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Unisys
3 1 (3.23%) McAfee
3 1 (3.23%) Alterian
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
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