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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 14.63% 3.94% 6.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 98.00% 57.58% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 40 19 11
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £42,900 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
QA
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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
50 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 14.93% 6.85% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 15
Median salary £35,000 £40,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +48.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

QA
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

QA
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 27 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Ipswich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 42 (44.68%) Java
2 35 (37.23%) C#
3 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (32.98%) ISEB
5 30 (31.91%) Selenium
6 29 (30.85%) Android
6 29 (30.85%) Apple iOS
7 26 (27.66%) Software Testing
7 26 (27.66%) Degree
8 25 (26.60%) Windows
9 22 (23.40%) Online Games
9 22 (23.40%) Games
9 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
10 21 (22.34%) PHP
10 21 (22.34%) .NET
10 21 (22.34%) Software Engineering
11 19 (20.21%) Computer Science
11 19 (20.21%) HTML
12 18 (19.15%) Embedded C
12 18 (19.15%) Embedded C++
12 18 (19.15%) C
12 18 (19.15%) C++
12 18 (19.15%) MySQL
12 18 (19.15%) CSS
12 18 (19.15%) Objective-C
12 18 (19.15%) Node.js
12 18 (19.15%) Automation Testing
13 17 (18.09%) Automated Testing
13 17 (18.09%) Finance
14 16 (17.02%) BDD

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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 1 (1.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.19%) MS Office
1 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.19%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) MySQL
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (31.91%) Selenium
2 15 (15.96%) SoapUI
3 11 (11.70%) HP UFT
4 7 (7.45%) Calabash
4 7 (7.45%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.45%) JUnit
5 6 (6.38%) JIRA
6 5 (5.32%) JMeter
7 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.13%) LoadUI
8 2 (2.13%) TestRail
9 1 (1.06%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.06%) Hudson
General
1 22 (23.40%) Games
2 17 (18.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.06%) French Language
3 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (48.94%) Analyst
2 36 (38.30%) Tester
3 31 (32.98%) QA Tester
4 30 (31.91%) Test Analyst
5 23 (24.47%) QA Analyst
5 23 (24.47%) Software Tester
6 22 (23.40%) Automation Test Analyst
6 22 (23.40%) Software QA Tester
7 19 (20.21%) Graduate
8 18 (19.15%) Developer
8 18 (19.15%) Graduate Developer
8 18 (19.15%) Software Analyst
9 13 (13.83%) QA Test Analyst
10 11 (11.70%) Manual Tester
10 11 (11.70%) QA Automation Analyst
11 10 (10.64%) Automation Tester
11 10 (10.64%) QA Automation Tester
12 9 (9.57%) Manual Test Analyst
12 9 (9.57%) QA Manual Tester
12 9 (9.57%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) .NET
2 19 (20.21%) HTML
3 18 (19.15%) CSS
3 18 (19.15%) Node.js
4 3 (3.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.40%) Online Games
2 19 (20.21%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Android
1 29 (30.85%) Apple iOS
2 25 (26.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.66%) Software Testing
3 21 (22.34%) Software Engineering
4 18 (19.15%) Automation Testing
5 17 (18.09%) Automated Testing
6 16 (17.02%) BDD
7 15 (15.96%) Manual Testing
8 12 (12.77%) Regression Testing
8 12 (12.77%) System Testing
8 12 (12.77%) Test Planning
9 11 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.64%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.57%) TDD
12 8 (8.51%) Functional Testing
12 8 (8.51%) Test Scripting
13 6 (6.38%) Information Security
14 5 (5.32%) Benchmarking
14 5 (5.32%) Non-Functional Testing
14 5 (5.32%) Risk Management
14 5 (5.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.68%) Java
2 35 (37.23%) C#
3 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 21 (22.34%) PHP
5 18 (19.15%) C
5 18 (19.15%) C++
5 18 (19.15%) Embedded C
5 18 (19.15%) Embedded C++
5 18 (19.15%) Objective-C
6 10 (10.64%) SQL
7 7 (7.45%) Perl
7 7 (7.45%) Python
8 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (32.98%) ISEB
2 26 (27.66%) Degree
3 12 (12.77%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) HP
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.06%) BT
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.06%) Trillium
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