The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 119 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.11% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.11% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1855 1768 1754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.12% 96.98% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1499 1592
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Birmingham

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Birmingham region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Selenium
5 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Stress Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
1 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) German Language
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) SDLC
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Stress Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft