The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £23,750 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 23 June 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 49 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 10 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.49% 3.04% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 3.11% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 12
Median salary £23,750 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.14% -9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 395 547 657
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 98.50% 97.85% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 367 511 614
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% +9.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,002
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Suffolk

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Suffolk

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Suffolk over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in Suffolk

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -8 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Stowmarket - 3 £23,500 - 1
QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Suffolk region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (92.31%) ISEB
3 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
6 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
8 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) C#
9 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Android
9 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
9 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 2 (15.38%) Xbox
9 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (15.38%) Java
9 2 (15.38%) OOP
9 2 (15.38%) OO
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 1 (7.69%) HP
10 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
10 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
10 1 (7.69%) GitHub
10 1 (7.69%) SoapUI

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Xbox
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) HP
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