The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 134 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.096% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £33,750 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.97% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
QA Analyst
West Midlands

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
2127 1973 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.83% 94.36% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 1786 1280
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
3 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Integration Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) UNIX
4 6 (54.55%) System Testing
5 5 (45.45%) J2EE
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
7 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (9.09%) JIRA
8 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Retail
8 1 (9.09%) Telerik
8 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Games

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) LoadUI
3 1 (9.09%) Spock
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) jMock
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) JMS
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Integration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Telerik