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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 7 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 17.57% 4.91% 13.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 72.22% 72.73% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 15
Average salary £31,250 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.38% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £16,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £36,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
18 11 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 24.32% 6.75% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 16
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £21,675 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £62,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +17 13 £31,250 -14.38% 8
QA
Northern Ireland

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
1 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
2 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SaaS
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Workday HCM
5 3 (18.75%) User Experience
5 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Product Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) SaaS
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
1 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.25%) Mockito
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) QA Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) XSL
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) OO
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Google
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