Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Test Analyst
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 105 79
Rank change year-on-year +25 -26 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.71% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -21.43% -3.45%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £37,250 £31,150 £40,000
North West median annual salary £34,000 £30,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +11.48% -10.29% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 922 1222 917
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.32% 94.36% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 704 880 692
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,375 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings that featured QA Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in Merseyside

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for QA Test Analyst in Merseyside

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +29 7 £32,500 +14.04%
QA Test Analyst
North West

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Merseyside region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Russian Language
3 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) JMeter
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) Marketing
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Usability Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 3 (42.86%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Defect Tracking

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) JMeter
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Russian Language
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Smoke Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Usability Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA