Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk 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 Test Analyst
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 65 73
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 15 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.64% 2.24% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.26% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 10
Suffolk median annual salary £24,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.15% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,850 £24,750 £31,600
90th Percentile £39,550 £40,000 £41,250
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% -17.65% +41.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 561 974 870
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.59% 99.08% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 527 852 752
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £22,900 £22,750 £23,025
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £59,515
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in Suffolk

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for QA Test Analyst in Suffolk

QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst in Suffolk over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Test Analyst in Suffolk

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stowmarket -2 5 £23,500 -6.00%
Ipswich +5 4 £34,500 -1.43%
Bury St Edmunds +21 1 £31,000 -4.62%
QA Test Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, QA Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (73.33%) ISEB
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (40.00%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (13.33%) Xbox
8 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) Android
8 2 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) OOP
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.67%) SDLC
9 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing

QA Test 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:

Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle