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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 45 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 8 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.25% 2.19% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 2.23% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 4
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
341 224 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.79% 98.25% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 305 201 264
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (100.00%) QA
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) Python
4 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) JUnit
6 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) Bugzilla
6 8 (44.44%) Games
6 8 (44.44%) Finance
6 8 (44.44%) BDD
6 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
6 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
6 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (44.44%) Android
6 8 (44.44%) JIRA
6 8 (44.44%) Calabash
6 8 (44.44%) Online Games
7 7 (38.89%) Test Planning
7 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
7 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) Risk Analysis

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 8 (44.44%) JUnit
3 8 (44.44%) Bugzilla
3 8 (44.44%) JIRA
3 8 (44.44%) Calabash
4 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) RSpec
5 1 (5.56%) Capybara
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
1 8 (44.44%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) DHTML
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Online Games
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
1 8 (44.44%) Android
1 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (44.44%) BDD
5 7 (38.89%) Test Planning
5 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 2 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (11.11%) Risk Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) Analytics
9 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (5.56%) SOA
9 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.56%) Scrum
9 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) Python
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP