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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 228 234 254
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 21 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.44% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 8
Median salary £30,500 £34,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £55,000 £41,700
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £32,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +2.36%
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
6053 6528 7106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.79% 96.60% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5082 5434 5849
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Cheshire +40 13 £30,500 +10.90%
Manchester -28 3 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Lancashire +7 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Merseyside - 1 £27,500 -
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 28 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) ISEB
4 18 (64.29%) Test Scripting
5 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
5 13 (46.43%) Manual Testing
5 13 (46.43%) SQL
6 11 (39.29%) Windows
7 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
8 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (28.57%) Release Management
9 8 (28.57%) HP UFT
9 8 (28.57%) MSTest
10 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
10 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 5 (17.86%) C#
12 5 (17.86%) Finance
12 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (14.29%) Selenium
13 4 (14.29%) Degree
13 4 (14.29%) JIRA
13 4 (14.29%) XML
13 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
14 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
14 3 (10.71%) OOD
14 3 (10.71%) Java
14 3 (10.71%) Validation

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 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 8 (28.57%) MSTest
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
4 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.14%) Appium
5 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.57%) Calabash
6 1 (3.57%) Capybara
6 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Test Scripting
3 13 (46.43%) Manual Testing
3 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Release Management
6 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
9 3 (10.71%) OOD
9 3 (10.71%) System Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Validation
10 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Data Validation
10 2 (7.14%) Defect Management
10 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Project Management
10 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) ISEB
2 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
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