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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 235 212 239
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 24 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.55% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.57% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 28
Median salary £30,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
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
6140 5974 7241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.56% 95.88% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 4959 6200
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Manchester -24 9 £30,000 -11.76%
Cheshire +23 7 £30,500 -8.95%
Lancashire -10 5 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Merseyside -18 2 £29,750 -11.85%
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 42 (100.00%) QA
2 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (76.19%) Test Scripting
4 24 (57.14%) Manual Testing
5 22 (52.38%) ISEB
6 17 (40.48%) Software Testing
7 15 (35.71%) SQL
8 14 (33.33%) Selenium
9 13 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (30.95%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (30.95%) Windows
10 12 (28.57%) Performance Testing
11 11 (26.19%) Release Management
11 11 (26.19%) MSTest
11 11 (26.19%) Automated Testing
11 11 (26.19%) HP UFT
12 9 (21.43%) Finance
13 8 (19.05%) JIRA
13 8 (19.05%) Cucumber
13 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (16.67%) BDD
14 7 (16.67%) Automation Testing
14 7 (16.67%) Functional Testing
14 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
15 6 (14.29%) C#
15 6 (14.29%) Driving Licence
15 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
16 5 (11.90%) V-Model
16 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
16 5 (11.90%) System Testing

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 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Selenium
2 13 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (26.19%) HP UFT
3 11 (26.19%) MSTest
4 8 (19.05%) Cucumber
4 8 (19.05%) JIRA
5 4 (9.52%) Calabash
5 4 (9.52%) Capybara
5 4 (9.52%) Fiddler
5 4 (9.52%) SoapUI
6 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.76%) Appium
7 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) Gherkin
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (76.19%) Test Scripting
3 24 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 17 (40.48%) Software Testing
5 12 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 11 (26.19%) Automated Testing
6 11 (26.19%) Release Management
7 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 7 (16.67%) BDD
8 7 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
10 5 (11.90%) System Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
10 5 (11.90%) V-Model
11 4 (9.52%) API Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Business Development
12 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 3 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) ISEB
2 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
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