The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 42 43
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.10% 3.27% 2.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 34.21% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 7
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £80,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 24 38 41
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 6.30% 9.55% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 26
Median salary £30,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £60,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Liverpool

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Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Liverpool.

Salary trend for QA in Liverpool

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Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Liverpool over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for QA.

1 17 (62.96%) SDLC
2 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 13 (48.15%) Cucumber
4 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) Selenium
4 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) API Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Ruby
6 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
6 8 (29.63%) Linux
6 8 (29.63%) Web Services
7 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (25.93%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (25.93%) Subversion
8 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
8 6 (22.22%) System Testing
8 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (22.22%) Gherkin
9 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
9 5 (18.52%) Scrum
9 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (14.81%) .NET
10 4 (14.81%) Release Management
10 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (14.81%) DevOps
11 3 (11.11%) Mentoring

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) FTP
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Cucumber
2 11 (40.74%) Selenium
3 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
4 7 (25.93%) Subversion
5 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 2 (7.41%) RSpec
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 2 (7.41%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) QA Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Developer in Test
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Portfolio Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Project Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 7 (25.93%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (22.22%) Gherkin
4 4 (14.81%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) CSS
5 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) Ajax
6 2 (7.41%) jQuery
6 2 (7.41%) Phusion Passenger
6 2 (7.41%) RESTful
6 2 (7.41%) SOAP
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) Laravel
7 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) PlayStation
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) SDLC
2 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) API Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 6 (22.22%) System Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps
7 4 (14.81%) Release Management
7 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.11%) MVC
8 3 (11.11%) OO
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Scalability Testing
9 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Ruby
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) C++
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.41%) Smalltalk
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Splunk
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Perforce
3 1 (3.70%) Siebel
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