The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 17 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 7.94% 5.00% 2.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.63% 37.50% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £50,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
QA
Northern Ireland

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 County Antrim region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
19 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 15.08% 13.33% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 3
Median salary £36,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

QA
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

QA Salary Trend in County Antrim

QA
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in County Antrim

QA
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Belfast -2 10 £40,000 -20.00% 2
QA
Northern Ireland

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for QA.

1 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 24 (66.67%) Degree
3 21 (58.33%) SharePoint
4 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 11 (30.56%) Automated Testing
7 10 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (27.78%) Validation
7 10 (27.78%) Issue Tracking
8 9 (25.00%) SpecFlow
8 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 9 (25.00%) Selenium
8 9 (25.00%) ISEB
8 9 (25.00%) C#
8 9 (25.00%) .NET
9 8 (22.22%) Oracle
9 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 8 (22.22%) Integration Testing
9 8 (22.22%) Refactoring
9 8 (22.22%) Finance
9 8 (22.22%) Software Architecture
9 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (16.67%) Product Management
10 6 (16.67%) Presales
11 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement

QA
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 21 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.56%) assyst
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (5.56%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.78%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (5.56%) DMZ
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
1 2 (5.56%) VPN
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
1 2 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Selenium
1 9 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.33%) JDeveloper
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) JMeter
4 1 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) PyUnit
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) QA Engineer
1 10 (27.78%) Quality Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Business Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) E-Business Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Manual Tester
3 4 (11.11%) Product Manager
3 4 (11.11%) QA Manual Tester
3 4 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Tester
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Principal Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) Middleware
3 3 (8.33%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.78%) Ajax
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.78%) Ext JS
5 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.78%) FIXML
5 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) RESTful
5 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Replication
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 11 (30.56%) Automated Testing
4 10 (27.78%) Issue Tracking
4 10 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (27.78%) Validation
5 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 8 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Refactoring
6 8 (22.22%) Software Architecture
7 6 (16.67%) Presales
7 6 (16.67%) Product Management
8 5 (13.89%) Change Management
8 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (13.89%) ERP
8 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (11.11%) Process Management
9 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) VB
4 2 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) Degree
2 9 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) Adobe
4 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Kofax
4 2 (5.56%) OpenText
4 2 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Tandberg
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.78%) Coverity
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