The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 74 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.15% - 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £27,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
- -2.25%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
632 423 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 92.67% 98.83% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 443 328 450
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Merseyside

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Merseyside region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle