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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 1.96% 1.61% 16.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 33.33% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 12
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
QA
Suffolk

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
1 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 1.96% 4.84% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 22
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -27.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Bury St Edmunds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bury St Edmunds

QA
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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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bury St Edmunds region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection

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Top Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bury St Edmunds region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET