The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had QA Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 172 157 193
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 17 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.45% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.46% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 3
Median salary £32,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £31,600
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
3531 3017 3715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.77% 95.99% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3046 2522 3202
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the Manchester region.

QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in Manchester

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 January 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 -
QA Test Analyst
North West

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, QA Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (84.21%) Test Scripting
3 11 (57.89%) ISTQB
4 10 (52.63%) iPad
4 10 (52.63%) Exploratory Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
6 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (31.58%) Scrum
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) ISEB
9 4 (21.05%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) V-Model
9 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
9 4 (21.05%) Business Development
9 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
10 3 (15.79%) Gherkin
10 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.79%) Selenium
10 3 (15.79%) Refactoring
10 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
10 3 (15.79%) BDD
10 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
10 3 (15.79%) VB.NET

QA Test 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 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
1 3 (15.79%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) iPad
2 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) Test Scripting
3 10 (52.63%) Exploratory Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
5 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Business Development
7 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
7 4 (21.05%) V-Model
7 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.79%) BDD
8 3 (15.79%) OO
8 3 (15.79%) Refactoring
8 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) ISTQB
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (26.32%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) SAP