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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 11.54% 11.76% 1.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 77.78% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 2
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,000 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 17.31% 15.13% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 6
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £20,025
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £36,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +4 12 £35,000 - 4
QA
Northern Ireland

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 13 (81.25%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) CRM
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) SaaS
6 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (25.00%) Workday HCM
6 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (25.00%) ERP
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) IVR
7 3 (18.75%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
8 2 (12.50%) Selenium
8 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
8 2 (12.50%) WFM
8 2 (12.50%) Business Development
8 2 (12.50%) Java EE
8 2 (12.50%) Coaching

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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Workday HCM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.25%) JDeveloper
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Local Government
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Transformation Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Auditor
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP Auditor
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Auditor
2 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) QA Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) E-Business Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Head of Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) QA Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) Java EE
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) IVR
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) CRM
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) ERP
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
3 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Business Development
4 2 (12.50%) Practice Management
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
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