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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 4.24% 3.17% 2.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 100.00% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
10 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 8.47% 3.17% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 7
Median salary £28,750 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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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 28 June 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 28 June 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) JMeter
5 1 (16.67%) Publishing
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Flash
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

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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 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) Jtest
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Software QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Flash
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) AppDynamics
1 1 (16.67%) New Relic
1 1 (16.67%) SOASTA, Inc