The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 21 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.06% 9.06% 3.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 63.83% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 7
Median salary £42,750 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.73% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £26,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 47 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.59% 14.20% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 16
Median salary £38,000 £34,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,300 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Ipswich region.

QA Salary Trend in Ipswich

QA
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Ipswich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for QA.

1 22 (47.83%) ISEB
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (43.48%) Java
4 18 (39.13%) Finance
5 17 (36.96%) C#
6 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
7 13 (28.26%) Windows
8 12 (26.09%) Automation Testing
9 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (23.91%) Business Analysis
9 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
10 10 (21.74%) .NET
11 9 (19.57%) SQL
11 9 (19.57%) HTML
11 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
11 9 (19.57%) Manual Testing
11 9 (19.57%) SDLC
12 8 (17.39%) Web Development
12 8 (17.39%) XML
12 8 (17.39%) CSS
13 7 (15.22%) IIS
13 7 (15.22%) Oracle
13 7 (15.22%) Games
13 7 (15.22%) Degree
13 7 (15.22%) jQuery
13 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
14 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
14 6 (13.04%) Pair Programming
14 6 (13.04%) Online Games
14 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing

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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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.17%) InDesign
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) CTI
1 1 (2.17%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Selenium
2 4 (8.70%) JMeter
3 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.17%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.17%) Calabash
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Games
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Analyst
2 15 (32.61%) Test Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Software Tester
3 12 (26.09%) Tester
4 11 (23.91%) QA Tester
4 11 (23.91%) Software QA Tester
5 10 (21.74%) Business Analyst
6 9 (19.57%) QA Analyst
6 9 (19.57%) Software Analyst
7 8 (17.39%) QA Test Analyst
7 8 (17.39%) Software Test Analyst
8 7 (15.22%) Developer
9 6 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (13.04%) Automation Tester
9 6 (13.04%) IT Analyst
9 6 (13.04%) QA Automation Analyst
9 6 (13.04%) QA Automation Tester
10 5 (10.87%) IT Business Analyst
10 5 (10.87%) Manual Test Analyst
10 5 (10.87%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) HTML
3 8 (17.39%) CSS
3 8 (17.39%) XML
4 7 (15.22%) jQuery
5 2 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.17%) HTML5
6 1 (2.17%) JMS
6 1 (2.17%) JSON
6 1 (2.17%) SOAP
6 1 (2.17%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 6 (13.04%) Online Games
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) IVR
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Automation Testing
3 11 (23.91%) Business Analysis
3 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
4 9 (19.57%) Manual Testing
4 9 (19.57%) SDLC
5 8 (17.39%) Web Development
6 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (13.04%) Pair Programming
7 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 6 (13.04%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.87%) Asset Management
8 5 (10.87%) Business Process Mapping
8 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.87%) Validation
9 4 (8.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) C#
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 3 (6.52%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) ISEB
2 7 (15.22%) Degree
3 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) Verint
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
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