Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Suffolk > Bury St Edmunds
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 40 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 - +25
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bury St Edmunds 4.62% 3.41% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.00% 35.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Bury St Edmunds median annual salary £31,500 £31,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.80% - -
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -1.45% +15.00%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bury St Edmunds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 10 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bury St Edmunds 15.38% 9.66% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 6
Bury St Edmunds median annual salary £30,500 £25,250 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.79% -0.98% -20.93%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £43,250 £35,625 £55,000
Suffolk median annual salary £42,750 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +37.90% -11.43% +12.00%

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

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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 17 January 2018, 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 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Toad
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQLPlus
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

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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
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
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%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft