Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Quality Analyst was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Quality Analyst
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 377 352 362
Rank change year-on-year -25 +10 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 3 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.023% 0.072% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.074% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 1
North West median annual salary £43,000 £32,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.31% +25.00% -16.13%
10th Percentile £31,300 £31,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,100 £42,500 £27,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +18.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12809 12111 12607
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.99% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10245 10184 10464
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Quality Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Quality Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Analyst in the North West

Quality Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quality Analyst in the North West.

Salary trend for Quality Analyst in the North West

Quality Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Quality Analyst in the North West

Quality 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 Quality Analyst within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Manchester -4 2 £36,500 +12.31%
Cheshire -36 1 £52,500 - 1
Quality Analyst
England

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Quality 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 Quality Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) BrowserStack
2 1 (33.33%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (33.33%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Appium
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) QA