The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 173 166 179
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 27 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 9
Median salary £31,625 £37,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.52% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%

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
3684 3218 3823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.72% 97.02% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3089 2659 3238
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 3 £42,500 -
Bolton - 1 £26,500 -
QA Analyst
North West

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) QA
2 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (70.97%) Test Scripting
4 16 (51.61%) ISTQB
5 15 (48.39%) iPad
5 15 (48.39%) Exploratory Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Automated Testing
7 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
8 11 (35.48%) Manual Testing
8 11 (35.48%) Scrum
9 10 (32.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (32.26%) Defect Tracking
10 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
11 7 (22.58%) ISEB
11 7 (22.58%) Selenium
12 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
12 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
13 5 (16.13%) Finance
13 5 (16.13%) Refactoring
13 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
13 5 (16.13%) BDD
14 4 (12.90%) V-Model
14 4 (12.90%) Driving Licence
14 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
14 4 (12.90%) Gherkin
14 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (12.90%) Business Development
14 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
14 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
14 4 (12.90%) .NET

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Toad
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
1 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
1 4 (12.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) iPad
2 4 (12.90%) Driving Licence
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (70.97%) Test Scripting
3 15 (48.39%) Exploratory Testing
4 13 (41.94%) Automated Testing
5 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
6 11 (35.48%) Manual Testing
6 11 (35.48%) Scrum
7 10 (32.26%) Defect Tracking
8 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
9 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
9 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
10 5 (16.13%) BDD
10 5 (16.13%) Refactoring
11 4 (12.90%) Business Development
11 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
11 4 (12.90%) OO
11 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (12.90%) V-Model
12 3 (9.68%) SDLC
13 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C#
1 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) ISTQB
2 10 (32.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (22.58%) ISEB
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
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Manchester, North West, UK
Graduate Prospects
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