The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - - 66
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £33,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+13.43% +9.83%
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
444 636 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.89% 96.80% 99.66%
Number of salaries quoted 372 596 521
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 £27,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
QA Tester
East of England

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Suffolk

QA Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Sahi
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Sahi
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA