The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Suffolk region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 47 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 20 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.60% 1.82% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 1.85% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 10
Median salary £35,000 £38,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +40.90%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
QA Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
544 647 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.84% 98.33% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 508 601 379
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Suffolk

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in Suffolk

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +25 15 £35,000 -12.50%
Bury St Edmunds -9 2 £29,750 -15.00%
Lowestoft - 1 - -
QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (78.13%) ISEB
3 17 (53.13%) Software Testing
3 17 (53.13%) Java
4 13 (40.63%) C#
4 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
5 12 (37.50%) Online Games
5 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 12 (37.50%) Games
6 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
7 9 (28.13%) System Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Selenium
9 7 (21.88%) Perl
9 7 (21.88%) Python
10 6 (18.75%) SQL
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.75%) SDLC
11 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
11 5 (15.63%) HTML
11 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (12.50%) XML
12 4 (12.50%) DHTML
12 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
12 4 (12.50%) Android
12 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
13 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
13 3 (9.38%) BDD

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) Calabash
2 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.38%) JUnit
2 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 12 (37.50%) Games
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) DHTML
2 4 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Android
1 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Software Testing
2 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
3 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
4 9 (28.13%) System Testing
5 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
9 1 (3.13%) Benchmarking
9 1 (3.13%) Data Security
9 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.13%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) Perl
3 7 (21.88%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) ISEB
2 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft