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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.37% 9.79% 5.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 53.85% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 7
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
6 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.11% 18.18% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 8
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £27,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £46,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -15 2 £43,750 +9.37% 1
QA
Northern Ireland

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) KANA
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Lucene
5 1 (16.67%) Front Office
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum

QA
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
3 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Lucene
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) KANA
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