The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Ipswich region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 34 60 41
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 14 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.24% 1.83% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.28% 1.87% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 8
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
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
327 482 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 99.09% 98.17% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 302 450 211
Median salary £35,493 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.20% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (90.91%) ISEB
3 13 (59.09%) Software Testing
4 12 (54.55%) Java
5 11 (50.00%) C#
5 11 (50.00%) Games
5 11 (50.00%) Online Games
6 10 (45.45%) Regression Testing
7 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
7 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
7 9 (40.91%) System Testing
8 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Selenium
9 4 (18.18%) Android
9 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
10 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
10 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
10 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
10 3 (13.64%) BDD
10 3 (13.64%) Calabash
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.64%) Perl
10 3 (13.64%) JUnit
10 3 (13.64%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) Python
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) Calabash
2 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 11 (50.00%) Games
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
1 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Software Testing
2 10 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
3 9 (40.91%) System Testing
3 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) BDD
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) ISEB
2 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft