The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 248 240 248
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 5 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.078% 0.043% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.045% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
QA Test 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
6117 6717 6971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.47% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 5420 5859
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

QA Test Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire -1 1 £30,000 -16.66%
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £30,000 -
QA Test Analyst
England

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (50.00%) ISEB
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) System Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Selenium
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Test Management
8 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) Linux

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) RoboHelp
1 1 (8.33%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) WebLOAD
3 1 (8.33%) WATIR
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) System Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Alterian
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
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