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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 46 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.73% 0.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
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 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
399 461 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.56% 95.84% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 329 333 532
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in Merseyside

QA Test Analyst
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 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
Liverpool +7 3 £32,500 -7.14%
QA Test Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Merseyside region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (73.33%) Functional Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
4 8 (53.33%) Selenium
4 8 (53.33%) JIRA
4 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
5 7 (46.67%) HP
6 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (40.00%) ISEB
6 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Java
6 6 (40.00%) Workflow
6 6 (40.00%) QA Automation
6 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (33.33%) Software Delivery
7 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 5 (33.33%) Test Management
7 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (26.67%) JMeter
8 4 (26.67%) TDD
8 4 (26.67%) Ruby
8 4 (26.67%) OWASP
8 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (26.67%) Mercurial

QA Test 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) JIRA
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (26.67%) Gerrit
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) JMeter
2 4 (26.67%) Mercurial
2 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Functional Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
3 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
5 6 (40.00%) QA Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Workflow
6 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (33.33%) Software Delivery
6 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Test Management
7 4 (26.67%) API Testing
7 4 (26.67%) BDD
7 4 (26.67%) OWASP
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
8 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Telerik
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle