Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 55 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 2 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.68% 1.03% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.04% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 17
Ipswich median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £30,200 £30,000
90th Percentile £32,750 £43,750 £40,000
Suffolk median annual salary £27,500 £23,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -32.14% -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies in Ipswich with a recognized job title 283 384 598
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 98.71% 99.34%
Number of salaries quoted 235 366 532
Ipswich median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £27,900 £25,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £57,500
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +16.13% +10.71% -6.67%

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings that featured QA Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

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 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Ipswich region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA