The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bury St Edmunds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 4.42% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.56% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bury St Edmunds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bury St Edmunds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 7.96% 2.00% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Median salary £25,500 £55,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-53.63% +48.64%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bury St Edmunds

The demand trend of job ads across the Bury St Edmunds region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bury St Edmunds

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Salary Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Bury St Edmunds region.

QA Salary Trend in Bury St Edmunds

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Salary Histogram in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Bury St Edmunds region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bury St Edmunds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bury St Edmunds region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
7 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) Windows
7 1 (9.09%) Flash
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) HTML

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Top Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds 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 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) Jtest
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Tester
4 4 (36.36%) QA Analyst
4 4 (36.36%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (36.36%) Software Tester
5 3 (27.27%) QA Engineer
5 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
5 3 (27.27%) Software QA Engineer
5 3 (27.27%) Software QA Tester
6 2 (18.18%) Software Analyst
6 2 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
7 1 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Flash
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) New Relic
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) SOASTA, Inc