The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the County Antrim region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.68% 7.36% 2.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 57.14% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 4
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.35% 12.88% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 5
Average salary £41,250 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Northern Ireland

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -7 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
QA
Northern Ireland

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Derivative
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework

QA
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior QA Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) Lucene
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) KANA
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