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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 53 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 10 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.13% 3.61% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 3.67% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 3
Average salary £38,750 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.90% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +7.14%
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
458 245 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.45% 98.39% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 426 209 287
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in Ipswich

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (86.67%) Selenium
3 11 (73.33%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (60.00%) SQL
6 8 (53.33%) Finance
6 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
7 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (46.67%) Test Planning
7 7 (46.67%) Data Analysis
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
8 6 (40.00%) Java
8 6 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 5 (33.33%) Python
10 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
10 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
11 3 (20.00%) Android
11 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (20.00%) JIRA
11 3 (20.00%) Online Games
11 3 (20.00%) BDD
11 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
11 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
11 3 (20.00%) Calabash
11 3 (20.00%) JUnit
11 3 (20.00%) Windows
11 3 (20.00%) HTML

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (20.00%) JUnit
4 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Calabash
5 1 (6.67%) RSpec
5 1 (6.67%) Capybara
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) DHTML
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Online Games
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Test Planning
3 7 (46.67%) Data Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
8 2 (13.33%) Risk Analytics
8 2 (13.33%) Analytics
8 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Content Management
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC
8 2 (13.33%) Financial Modelling
9 1 (6.67%) SOA
9 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (6.67%) Scrum
9 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
9 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) Perl
7 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP