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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 19 26 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.15% 8.25% 2.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 76.92% 71.43% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 2
Median salary £33,750 £30,000 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £35,500 £27,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
26 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.20% 11.56% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 8
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,600 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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

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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 20 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Ipswich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 18 (50.00%) ISEB
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) Finance
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (33.33%) C#
5 11 (30.56%) SQL
5 11 (30.56%) .NET
5 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Asset Management
7 8 (22.22%) Oracle
8 7 (19.44%) HTML
8 7 (19.44%) CSS
8 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
8 7 (19.44%) SDLC
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) XML
9 6 (16.67%) Java
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.89%) IIS
10 5 (13.89%) Web Development
10 5 (13.89%) jQuery
11 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
11 4 (11.11%) Pair Programming

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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 5 (13.89%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.56%) InDesign
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
1 2 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Legal
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Software Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Software Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) CSS
2 7 (19.44%) HTML
3 6 (16.67%) XML
4 5 (13.89%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.78%) JMS
5 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 8 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 7 (19.44%) SDLC
4 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
5 5 (13.89%) Web Development
6 4 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
6 4 (11.11%) MVC
6 4 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Validation
7 3 (8.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.33%) CRM
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) ISEB
2 6 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) HL7
1 2 (5.56%) WCAG
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
Ipswich
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