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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 227 246 253
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 10 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.21% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 1
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -33.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
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
5723 6375 6815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.75% 96.84% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4797 5193 5471
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 26 July 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
Manchester -2 6 £37,500 -3.22%
Merseyside - 2 £27,500 -
Cheshire +31 1 £30,000 -4.00% 1
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 20 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) ISEB
4 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) Selenium
6 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) JIRA
8 5 (25.00%) JMeter
8 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (25.00%) C#
8 5 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 4 (20.00%) Appium
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) HP
9 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (20.00%) Test Management
10 3 (15.00%) Scrum
10 3 (15.00%) TDD
10 3 (15.00%) Ruby
10 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Workflow
10 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (15.00%) OOD

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 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (25.00%) JMeter
2 5 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (20.00%) Appium
4 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.00%) Gerrit
4 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) EPoS
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Test Management
8 3 (15.00%) API Testing
8 3 (15.00%) BDD
8 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) OOD
8 3 (15.00%) OWASP
8 3 (15.00%) QA Automation
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) Workflow
9 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISEB
1 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) HP
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
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