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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 62 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.20% 0.92% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.95% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £27,000 £28,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.08% -23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.93%
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
470 420 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.31% 96.55% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 378 333 483
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (60.00%) Games
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) Online Games
5 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) HND

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Online Games
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft