The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 137 128 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.15% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.15% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Median salary £21,000 £17,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
QA Tester
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
2254 1946 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.04% 96.38% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1687 1620 1625
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Birmingham

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in Birmingham

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Games
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Back Office
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Game Development
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Ant
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript

QA Tester 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 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
General
1 4 (50.00%) Games
2 3 (37.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Game Development
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Birmingham
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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