The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Analyst
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 52 52
Rank change year-on-year +27 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.68% 1.87% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.94% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 5
Median salary £21,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.57% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 147 412 385
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 100.00% 96.49% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 134 370 307
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Ipswich

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Ipswich.

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Ipswich

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, QA Analyst 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 Ipswich region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft