Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 58 61
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 4 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.05% 2.18% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 2.18% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 9
Ipswich median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% -6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £28,175 £30,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £42,000
Suffolk median annual salary £24,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -26.15% -13.33% +11.11%

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 373 550 654
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.16% 99.82% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 353 469 573
Ipswich median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £59,920
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -2.50%

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 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Xbox
3 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC

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 2 (50.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA