Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Quality Analyst was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Quality Analyst
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 322 304
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 7 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.070% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 10
West Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.14% +6.15% -3.70%
10th Percentile £32,940 £26,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £53,750 £33,800
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +16.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9662 11010 10558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7945 8725 8776
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Quality Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Quality Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Analyst in the West Midlands

Quality Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quality Analyst in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Quality Analyst in the West Midlands

Quality Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +10 3 £40,000 +15.94%
Birmingham +18 2 £33,725 -10.07%
Shropshire -1 2 - -
Quality Analyst
England

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Quality 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 West Midlands region featuring Quality Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) BYOD
2 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (14.29%) Reinsurance
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Windows

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) BYOD
2 1 (14.29%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft