Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 18 November 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.20% 0.85% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.54% -18.75% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 493 458 498
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.82% 97.65% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 442 439 452
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £59,500 £52,500 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings that featured QA Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Worcestershire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Worcestershire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Worcester +1 1 £37,500 +19.05%
Kidderminster - 1 £37,500 -
QA Analyst
West Midlands

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Worcestershire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA