The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had QA Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 240 214 249
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 24 32 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.52% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.55% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 11
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 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
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
6193 5855 7119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.67% 95.86% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5211 4841 6076
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 6 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 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
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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 -26 8 £30,000 -11.76%
Cheshire +22 7 £30,500 -8.95%
Lancashire -14 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Merseyside -18 2 £29,750 -11.85%
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, QA Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) QA
2 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (80.00%) Test Scripting
4 23 (57.50%) Manual Testing
5 22 (55.00%) ISEB
6 16 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 16 (40.00%) SQL
7 13 (32.50%) Selenium
7 13 (32.50%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (30.00%) Performance Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Windows
9 11 (27.50%) HP UFT
9 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
9 11 (27.50%) Release Management
9 11 (27.50%) MSTest
10 10 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (22.50%) JIRA
12 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
12 8 (20.00%) BDD
12 8 (20.00%) Functional Testing
12 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
12 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
14 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
14 6 (15.00%) C#
14 6 (15.00%) Driving Licence
15 5 (12.50%) System Testing
15 5 (12.50%) V-Model
15 5 (12.50%) Waterfall

QA Test 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 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Selenium
2 12 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (27.50%) HP UFT
3 11 (27.50%) MSTest
4 9 (22.50%) JIRA
5 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.00%) Calabash
6 4 (10.00%) Capybara
6 4 (10.00%) Fiddler
6 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
8 2 (5.00%) Appium
9 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.50%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
1 4 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (7.50%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 23 (57.50%) Manual Testing
4 16 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Release Management
7 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 8 (20.00%) BDD
7 8 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.50%) System Testing
8 5 (12.50%) V-Model
8 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.00%) Business Development
9 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
10 3 (7.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) ISEB
2 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
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