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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 121 - 113
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 3 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% - 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Median salary £40,000 - £36,250
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 - £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%

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
1741 2080 1718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.64% 96.03% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1708 1528
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,960 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 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 8 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
6 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Client Onboarding

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) German Language
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle