The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 52 51 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 12 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.19% 2.64% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 2.67% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 4
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
523 412 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.61% 98.80% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 471 349 533
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -12 10 £37,500 +36.36%
Bury St Edmunds +6 1 £35,000 -
QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (84.62%) Selenium
3 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (73.08%) C#
5 13 (50.00%) SQL
5 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (46.15%) Java
6 12 (46.15%) Finance
6 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
7 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
8 10 (38.46%) Data Analysis
8 10 (38.46%) Test Planning
8 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
8 10 (38.46%) Python
9 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
9 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
10 8 (30.77%) BDD
10 8 (30.77%) Apple iOS
10 8 (30.77%) SoapUI
10 8 (30.77%) Android
10 8 (30.77%) Calabash
10 8 (30.77%) Windows
10 8 (30.77%) JIRA
10 8 (30.77%) Online Games
10 8 (30.77%) Bugzilla
10 8 (30.77%) Games
10 8 (30.77%) JUnit
11 7 (26.92%) Risk Analysis

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Selenium
2 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
4 8 (30.77%) SoapUI
4 8 (30.77%) JUnit
4 8 (30.77%) Bugzilla
4 8 (30.77%) JIRA
4 8 (30.77%) Calabash
5 1 (3.85%) RSpec
5 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.85%) Capybara
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Games
3 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) DHTML
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Online Games
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
1 8 (30.77%) Android
1 8 (30.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) Data Analysis
4 10 (38.46%) Test Planning
5 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
6 8 (30.77%) BDD
7 7 (26.92%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (19.23%) Risk Analytics
8 5 (19.23%) Analytics
9 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.54%) SDLC
11 2 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
11 2 (7.69%) Content Management
12 1 (3.85%) SOA
12 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (3.85%) Scrum
12 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) Java
4 10 (38.46%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) SAP