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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank - 236 245
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.057% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.060% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £28,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.17%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
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
7056 6626 7121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.71% 94.33% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5717 5685 6186
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
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Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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