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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 55 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.14% 1.00% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.02% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £42,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £42,500 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 295 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.02% 98.01% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 248 271 302
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
QA Analyst
Suffolk

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 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) WSH
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) HND
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Marketing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (28.57%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft