The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 170 - 183
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.061% - 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
QA Test 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
3129 3620 3931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.28% 94.86% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2983 3414
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Alterian

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebLOAD
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Alterian
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore