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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 172 173 185
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 10 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.35% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 4
Median salary £37,250 £29,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.35% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £41,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
3286 3167 3721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.54% 96.47% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2823 2583 3052
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 1 £37,500 -
Salford - 1 £37,500 -
QA Analyst
North West

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (45.00%) Functional Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Selenium
5 8 (40.00%) JIRA
5 8 (40.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (30.00%) JMeter
8 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
9 4 (20.00%) QA Automation
9 4 (20.00%) SDLC
9 4 (20.00%) API Testing
9 4 (20.00%) BDD
9 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (20.00%) Gerrit
9 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
9 4 (20.00%) OWASP
9 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (20.00%) Ruby
9 4 (20.00%) Workflow
9 4 (20.00%) TDD
10 3 (15.00%) Scrum
10 3 (15.00%) C#

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) JIRA
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) JMeter
3 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (20.00%) Gerrit
4 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 3 (15.00%) Appium
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Android
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (20.00%) API Testing
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) OWASP
6 4 (20.00%) QA Automation
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Workflow
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) Test Management
8 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
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