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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 240 254 237
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 13 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.013% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.014% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 2
Average salary £55,000 £31,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.60% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
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
6528 7056 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.51% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5429 5734 5556
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

QA Test Analyst Salary Histogram 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 1 September 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
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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 +13 11 £55,000 +74.60%
Lancashire - 2 £30,000 - 2
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (94.44%) Test Scripting
3 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 9 (50.00%) Banking
4 9 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (44.44%) ISEB
6 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Coaching
9 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 2 (11.11%) Web Services
9 2 (11.11%) Windows
9 2 (11.11%) HTTP
9 2 (11.11%) HP
9 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
9 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
9 2 (11.11%) Finance
9 2 (11.11%) Selenium
9 2 (11.11%) WebLOAD
9 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.56%) SSH
10 1 (5.56%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) WebLOAD
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
General
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
1 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Test Scripting
2 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Open Source
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C++
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ISEB
2 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Alterian
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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