The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 11 48
Rank change year-on-year -6 +37  
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 47 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 12.21% 14.11% 3.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.33% 87.04% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 19
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £42,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 Ipswich with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 83 54 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 38.97% 16.22% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 79 46 33
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £19,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

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Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for QA in Ipswich

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Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Ipswich over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for QA.

1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 11 (28.21%) Test Strategy
5 10 (25.64%) Analytics
5 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (25.64%) .NET
5 10 (25.64%) Oracle
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
5 10 (25.64%) C#
6 9 (23.08%) ISEB
6 9 (23.08%) Finance
6 9 (23.08%) Degree
6 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.95%) Release Management
8 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
8 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
8 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (15.38%) Tableau
9 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (15.38%) Service Management
10 5 (12.82%) Billing
10 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (10.26%) Office 365

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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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) Office 365
3 3 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (7.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (7.69%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) BigQuery
3 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.69%) GIS
3 3 (7.69%) Looker
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Power View
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) Power BI
3 3 (7.69%) PowerPivot
3 3 (7.69%) QlikView
3 3 (7.69%) Spotfire
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Billing
3 4 (10.26%) Legal
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Development Team Leader
4 4 (10.26%) Graduate
4 4 (10.26%) Graduate Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) QA Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Software Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
4 4 (10.26%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate QA Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate Software Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate Software Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate Tester
5 3 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Software QA Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) CSS
3 2 (5.13%) HTML5
3 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Xbox
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 11 (28.21%) Test Strategy
4 10 (25.64%) Analytics
4 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
6 7 (17.95%) Release Management
6 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
7 6 (15.38%) Service Management
8 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.26%) ETL
8 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.26%) SDLC
8 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Business Process Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.69%) Data Analytics
9 3 (7.69%) ETL Development
9 3 (7.69%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
1 9 (23.08%) ISEB
2 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.13%) CCNA
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) APMP
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) Tableau
4 2 (5.13%) arcserve
4 2 (5.13%) TOWER Software
4 2 (5.13%) Veeam
5 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.56%) Planview
5 1 (2.56%) Trillium
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