Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bury St Edmunds with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Suffolk > Bury St Edmunds
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 31 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bury St Edmunds 0.78% 4.84% 1.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 37.50% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 2
Bury St Edmunds median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +2.19%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,500 £32,600
90th Percentile £33,750 £39,000 £37,400
Suffolk median annual salary £37,500 £34,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.91% -7.33% +36.36%

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bury St Edmunds with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bury St Edmunds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 9 24 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bury St Edmunds 7.03% 12.90% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 8
Bury St Edmunds median annual salary £26,000 £26,500 £28,508
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.89% -7.04% -34.09%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,000 £22,016
90th Percentile £29,750 £52,500 £62,875
Suffolk median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +7.14%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bury St Edmunds

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bury St Edmunds.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Bury St Edmunds

QA
Salary Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Bury St Edmunds.

Salary trend for QA in Bury St Edmunds

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bury St Edmunds region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Manual Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft