The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 76 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 6 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.01% 0.64% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.65% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 11
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
564 613 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 94.63% 97.61% 98.92%
Number of salaries quoted 427 537 595
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
QA Analyst
East of England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -9 4 £27,500 -35.29%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £33,500 -
QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
5 2 (22.22%) WSH
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (11.11%) Online Games
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) V-Model
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft