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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 124 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 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
1911 1717 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.29% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1750 1519 1377
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) System Testing
4 4 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Games
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (12.50%) TDD

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Telerik