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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 15 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 47 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.47% 10.35% 5.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 69.23% 78.33% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 40 13
Median salary £30,000 £32,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.39% +19.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 60 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.12% 13.22% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 20 52 15
Median salary £31,250 £27,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.61% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 19 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Ipswich

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 14 (46.67%) ISEB
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) C#
4 9 (30.00%) .NET
4 9 (30.00%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (23.33%) Client/Server
6 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
6 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle
8 5 (16.67%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) CSS
9 4 (13.33%) XML
9 4 (13.33%) Java
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.33%) Legal
9 4 (13.33%) MVC
9 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
9 4 (13.33%) Marketing
9 4 (13.33%) SDLC
10 3 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving

QA
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 3 (10.00%) IIS
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.67%) InDesign
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Axure RP
1 2 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Legal
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) CSS
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.33%) JMS
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (23.33%) Client/Server
3 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.67%) User Experience
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
2 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (13.33%) MVC
4 4 (13.33%) SDLC
5 3 (10.00%) Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Validation
5 3 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) ISEB
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) HL7
1 2 (6.67%) WCAG
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe
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