The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 228 231 242
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 22 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.52% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 20
Median salary £30,500 £34,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.29% +0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £55,000 £38,900
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
QA Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6060 6537 7096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.74% 96.60% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5087 5435 5848
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

QA Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Cheshire +40 13 £30,500 +10.90%
Manchester -26 4 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Lancashire +10 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Merseyside - 1 £27,500 -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (55.88%) ISEB
4 18 (52.94%) Test Scripting
5 15 (44.12%) Manual Testing
6 13 (38.24%) Software Testing
6 13 (38.24%) SQL
7 11 (32.35%) Windows
8 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (26.47%) Performance Testing
9 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (23.53%) Release Management
10 8 (23.53%) HP UFT
10 8 (23.53%) MSTest
11 7 (20.59%) C#
11 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
11 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
12 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
13 5 (14.71%) .NET
13 5 (14.71%) Finance
13 5 (14.71%) Selenium
13 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (11.76%) Degree
14 4 (11.76%) JIRA
14 4 (11.76%) XML
14 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
14 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
15 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
15 3 (8.82%) OOD
15 3 (8.82%) Java

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (23.53%) HP UFT
2 8 (23.53%) MSTest
3 5 (14.71%) Selenium
4 4 (11.76%) JIRA
5 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.88%) Appium
6 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.94%) Calabash
7 1 (2.94%) Capybara
7 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.94%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Test Scripting
3 15 (44.12%) Manual Testing
4 13 (38.24%) Software Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Performance Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Release Management
7 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
8 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
10 3 (8.82%) OOD
10 3 (8.82%) System Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Validation
11 2 (5.88%) API Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Data Validation
11 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
11 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.88%) Project Management
11 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) ISEB
2 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) VMware
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