The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 29 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.32% 5.60% 2.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 67.44% 41.18% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 3
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
QA
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
43 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 31.62% 13.60% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38 10 5
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £30,300 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

QA
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

QA Salary Trend in Belfast

QA
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Belfast

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for QA.

1 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 29 (76.32%) Degree
3 19 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
4 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
6 12 (31.58%) Mentoring
7 10 (26.32%) Issue Tracking
7 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
7 10 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (23.68%) Automated Testing
8 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
8 9 (23.68%) Selenium
8 9 (23.68%) Validation
8 9 (23.68%) ISEB
8 9 (23.68%) SpecFlow
9 8 (21.05%) C#
9 8 (21.05%) .NET
9 8 (21.05%) Finance
10 7 (18.42%) ERP
11 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.79%) Oracle
11 6 (15.79%) Change Management
11 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (15.79%) Refactoring
11 6 (15.79%) Product Management
11 6 (15.79%) Software Architecture
12 5 (13.16%) SaaS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 19 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (10.53%) Workday HCM
2 2 (5.26%) assyst
2 2 (5.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.16%) SaaS
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.53%) Office 365
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (5.26%) DMZ
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
1 2 (5.26%) VPN
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
1 2 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.26%) IDOL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Selenium
1 9 (23.68%) SpecFlow
2 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) JDeveloper
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 4 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (5.26%) Local Government
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) QA Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Quality Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Business Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) E-Business Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Manual Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Product Manager
4 4 (10.53%) QA Manual Tester
4 4 (10.53%) QA Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) XML
3 4 (10.53%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) Middleware
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
2 12 (31.58%) Mentoring
3 10 (26.32%) Issue Tracking
3 10 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 9 (23.68%) Automated Testing
4 9 (23.68%) Validation
5 7 (18.42%) ERP
6 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.79%) Change Management
6 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Product Management
6 6 (15.79%) Refactoring
6 6 (15.79%) Software Architecture
7 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.53%) CRM
8 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (10.53%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) C#
2 5 (13.16%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.26%) VB
4 2 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (76.32%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) CISSP
3 2 (5.26%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Adobe
4 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) Kofax
4 2 (5.26%) OpenText
4 2 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Tandberg
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
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