The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 136 112
Rank change year-on-year +14 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 2 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.11% 0.042% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.044% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 10
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1787 2266 1693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.91% 95.53% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1751 1432
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst 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 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Birmingham

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 7 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) German Language
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) KYC
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle