The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £33,825 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 133 133
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 8 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.41% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Median salary £33,825 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.43% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  

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 1903 2244 1982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.60% 96.06% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1666 1632
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,948 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 10 (100.00%) QA
1 10 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) SOAP
3 7 (70.00%) Selenium
4 6 (60.00%) JIRA
4 6 (60.00%) WATIR
4 6 (60.00%) Test Management
4 6 (60.00%) JBehave
4 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (60.00%) SpecFlow
4 6 (60.00%) Gherkin
4 6 (60.00%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (60.00%) Fintech
4 6 (60.00%) Ranorex
4 6 (60.00%) eggPlant
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) JMeter
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) eggPlant
2 6 (60.00%) JBehave
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) JMeter
2 6 (60.00%) Ranorex
2 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 6 (60.00%) WATIR
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 6 (60.00%) Test Management
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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