The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 36 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.15% 1.37% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 1.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
QA Analyst
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
229 285 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.28% 97.60% 99.52%
Number of salaries quoted 206 265 372
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Ipswich

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in Ipswich

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 4 (33.33%) Content Management
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (8.33%) HND
6 1 (8.33%) WSH
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Games
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Online Games
6 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) Content Management
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft