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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 174 179 193
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 7 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 4
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £26,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
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
3374 3496 3842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.66% 96.68% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2860 2853 3177
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 April 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
(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
Salford - 3 £37,500 -
QA Analyst
North West

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) Functional Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Selenium
4 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 8 (42.11%) JIRA
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
5 7 (36.84%) SDLC
6 6 (31.58%) JMeter
6 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
7 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
7 5 (26.32%) BDD
7 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
8 4 (21.05%) QA Automation
8 4 (21.05%) API Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
8 4 (21.05%) Gerrit
8 4 (21.05%) Ruby
8 4 (21.05%) Workflow
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) OWASP
8 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 4 (21.05%) Mercurial
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) JIRA
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
2 6 (31.58%) JMeter
3 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
4 4 (21.05%) Gerrit
4 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (21.05%) Mercurial
5 3 (15.79%) Appium
6 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) RESTful
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Functional Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 7 (36.84%) SDLC
5 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (26.32%) BDD
6 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
6 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) API Testing
7 4 (21.05%) OWASP
7 4 (21.05%) QA Automation
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Workflow
8 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Test Management
9 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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