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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Suffolk / Bury St Edmunds
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 20 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bury St Edmunds 1.20% 2.86% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.43%  

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 2 10 4
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bury St Edmunds 2.41% 14.29% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 4
Median salary £29,250 £22,000 £22,016
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.95% -0.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bury St Edmunds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bury St Edmunds citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Bury St Edmunds

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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 25 April 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQLPlus
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
3 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP