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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 56 59 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 13 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.32% 2.02% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 2.04% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 6
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +39.13%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
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
542 638 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.79% 99.07% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 501 561 446
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
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
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 5 May 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 +9 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Lowestoft +3 1 - -
QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 19 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (89.47%) Software Testing
3 12 (63.16%) ISEB
4 9 (47.37%) Regression Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Java
5 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Selenium
7 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
7 6 (31.58%) System Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Android
7 6 (31.58%) Perl
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) Python
8 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
9 4 (21.05%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) DHTML
9 4 (21.05%) Benchmarking
9 4 (21.05%) XML
9 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (21.05%) SDLC
10 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Online Games
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 3 (15.79%) Games
11 2 (10.53%) Finance
11 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing

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 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Calabash
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (15.79%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) DHTML
2 4 (21.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Android
1 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Software Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Regression Testing
3 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) System Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Benchmarking
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.26%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Perl
2 6 (31.58%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA