The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 14 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.62% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% - -
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
518 466 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.00% 97.29% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 411 402 519
Average salary £36,018 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
Liverpool - 14 £35,000 -
QA Test Analyst
North West

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 16 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (87.50%) Functional Testing
3 12 (75.00%) HP
4 9 (56.25%) Selenium
4 9 (56.25%) JIRA
4 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Defect Management
5 7 (43.75%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (43.75%) QA Automation
5 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
5 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Software Delivery
5 7 (43.75%) Test Management
5 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
5 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
5 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
5 7 (43.75%) ISEB
5 7 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Workflow
6 5 (31.25%) HND
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (31.25%) Telerik
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (12.50%) Jenkins

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) Gerrit
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) JMeter
3 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Functional Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Defect Management
2 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (43.75%) QA Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Software Delivery
3 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Test Management
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) API Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) OWASP
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Telerik