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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 46 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.07% 5.05% 5.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 97.87% 55.81% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 10
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £44,900 £27,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
47 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.35% 9.05% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 40 36 15
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 £31,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 30 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Ipswich

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 39 (42.86%) Java
2 33 (36.26%) Android
2 33 (36.26%) Apple iOS
3 31 (34.07%) C#
4 30 (32.97%) Degree
5 28 (30.77%) Selenium
5 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 26 (28.57%) Windows
7 25 (27.47%) .NET
8 23 (25.27%) ISEB
9 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
10 21 (23.08%) PHP
10 21 (23.08%) HTML
10 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 21 (23.08%) Computer Science
11 20 (21.98%) Node.js
11 20 (21.98%) CSS
11 20 (21.98%) MySQL
11 20 (21.98%) C
11 20 (21.98%) C++
11 20 (21.98%) Embedded C
11 20 (21.98%) Embedded C++
11 20 (21.98%) Objective-C
12 19 (20.88%) Games
12 19 (20.88%) Online Games
13 17 (18.68%) BDD
14 16 (17.58%) SoapUI
14 16 (17.58%) Finance
14 16 (17.58%) Automation 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 20 (21.98%) Node.js
2 1 (1.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.20%) MS Office
1 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.98%) MySQL
2 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (30.77%) Selenium
2 16 (17.58%) SoapUI
3 10 (10.99%) HP UFT
4 6 (6.59%) Calabash
4 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.59%) JUnit
5 5 (5.49%) JIRA
6 3 (3.30%) JMeter
6 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.20%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.10%) Hudson
General
1 19 (20.88%) Games
2 16 (17.58%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 40 (43.96%) Analyst
2 31 (34.07%) Tester
3 26 (28.57%) QA Tester
4 22 (24.18%) Test Analyst
5 21 (23.08%) Graduate
6 20 (21.98%) Developer
6 20 (21.98%) Graduate Developer
6 20 (21.98%) QA Analyst
7 17 (18.68%) Automation Test Analyst
8 16 (17.58%) Software Tester
9 15 (16.48%) Software QA Tester
10 13 (14.29%) Software Analyst
11 8 (8.79%) QA Test Analyst
12 7 (7.69%) Manual Tester
12 7 (7.69%) QA Automation Analyst
12 7 (7.69%) Test Leader
13 6 (6.59%) Automation Tester
13 6 (6.59%) QA Automation Tester
14 5 (5.49%) QA Leader
14 5 (5.49%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) .NET
2 21 (23.08%) HTML
3 20 (21.98%) CSS
4 2 (2.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 19 (20.88%) Online Games
3 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.26%) Android
1 33 (36.26%) Apple iOS
2 26 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 17 (18.68%) BDD
5 16 (17.58%) Automation Testing
6 14 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 11 (12.09%) Regression Testing
7 11 (12.09%) TDD
7 11 (12.09%) Test Planning
8 10 (10.99%) Functional Testing
8 10 (10.99%) Manual Testing
8 10 (10.99%) System Testing
9 9 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (8.79%) Benchmarking
11 7 (7.69%) Information Security
11 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.69%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.59%) Waterfall
13 5 (5.49%) IT Audit
13 5 (5.49%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.86%) Java
2 31 (34.07%) C#
3 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.08%) PHP
5 20 (21.98%) C
5 20 (21.98%) C++
5 20 (21.98%) Embedded C
5 20 (21.98%) Embedded C++
5 20 (21.98%) Objective-C
6 8 (8.79%) SQL
7 6 (6.59%) Perl
7 6 (6.59%) Python
8 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (32.97%) Degree
2 23 (25.27%) ISEB
3 8 (8.79%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) HP
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.10%) BT
3 1 (1.10%) Trillium
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33800.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago