The median annual salary for a Quality Analyst was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 211 232 215
Rank change year-on-year +21 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.16% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.17% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Median salary £31,250 £35,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +37.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - -10.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4575 5918 4877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.87% 96.37% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3768 4813 4169
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Quality Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Quality Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Quality Analyst
England

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (14.29%) Zephyr
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) KYC
5 1 (14.29%) Client Onboarding
5 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Atlassian

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 1 (14.29%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) German Language
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Client Onboarding
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) KYC
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian