The median annual salary for a QA Tester was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.29% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 338 334 225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 96.57% 97.38% 99.56%
Number of salaries quoted 328 315 209
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire that featured QA Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in Worcestershire

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for QA Tester in Worcestershire

QA Tester
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 Tester within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Worcester - 1 £27,500 -
QA Tester
West Midlands

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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%) Team Foundation Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA