The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 187 180 151
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.32% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 15
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3837 3921 3633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 95.52% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3194 3391 3285
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
QA Analyst
North West

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Social Media
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
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