The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
North West / Merseyside
Rank 59 53 56
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.53% 1.64% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.68% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 2
Median salary £30,000 £36,250 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.24% +40.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 537 477 461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.71% 97.95% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 450 391 369
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Merseyside

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Merseyside

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Liverpool -6 3 £30,000 -17.24%
QA Analyst
North West

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, QA 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 Merseyside region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) API Testing

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) API Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA