The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 31 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 8 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.48% 1.23% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 1.26% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
227 317 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.70% 97.24% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 197 289 322
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Analyst
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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 31 July 2014.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in Ipswich

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
4 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 4 (30.77%) Content Management
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (30.77%) Time Management
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) ISEB
6 3 (23.08%) Bugzilla
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 1 (7.69%) V-Model
8 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.69%) Open Source
8 1 (7.69%) Online Games
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Security Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (15.38%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Online Games
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) Content Management
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) V-Model
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft