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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 7.83% 4.23% 8.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 37.50% 65.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 14
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £32,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
15 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 13.04% 11.27% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 20
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £36,500 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -2 9 £35,000 +16.66% 6
QA
Northern Ireland

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 (58.33%) CRM
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) ERP
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Workday HCM
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) SLA
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) WFM
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) IVR
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database

QA
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Workday HCM
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JDeveloper
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Transformation Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) E-Business Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) QA Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) IVR
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) CRM
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) WFM
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
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