The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.62% 4.35% 9.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 42.86% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 16
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £32,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
12 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.43% 10.14% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 23
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £22,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,750 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Belfast

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) CRM
3 5 (45.45%) ERP
3 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) WFM
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) IVR
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) SaaS
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Workday HCM
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) .NET

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (18.18%) Workday HCM
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JDeveloper
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Transformation Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) E-Business Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) QA Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) QA Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) IVR
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) WFM
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
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