The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Suffolk region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 48 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 16 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.94% 0.46% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 0.46% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 6
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
QA Tester
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
529 648 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.24% 99.08% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 496 592 422
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in Suffolk

QA Tester
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 Tester within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 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 +23 13 £35,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £32,000 -
QA Tester
East of England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 18 (54.55%) Selenium
4 17 (51.52%) ISEB
5 15 (45.45%) Online Games
5 15 (45.45%) Games
6 14 (42.42%) Java
7 12 (36.36%) Automation Testing
8 11 (33.33%) SoapUI
8 11 (33.33%) BDD
9 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (30.30%) Regression Testing
10 9 (27.27%) Python
10 9 (27.27%) Perl
11 8 (24.24%) SQL
11 8 (24.24%) TDD
11 8 (24.24%) System Testing
12 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
12 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
12 7 (21.21%) C#
13 6 (18.18%) DHTML
13 6 (18.18%) HTML
13 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 6 (18.18%) XML
13 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
13 6 (18.18%) SDLC
14 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
15 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing

QA Tester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Selenium
2 11 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.09%) Calabash
3 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
General
1 15 (45.45%) Games
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) DHTML
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
1 6 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Online Games
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Android
1 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 12 (36.36%) Automation Testing
3 11 (33.33%) BDD
4 10 (30.30%) Regression Testing
4 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (24.24%) System Testing
5 8 (24.24%) TDD
6 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.18%) SDLC
8 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) Perl
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) C#
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) ISEB
2 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
Ipswich
Oho Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 27 days ago