The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 49 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.01% 4.36% 4.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.41% 45.28% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 19
Median salary £22,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Northampton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
54 53 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 13.57% 9.62% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 42 39 57
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

QA
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Northampton region.

QA Salary Trend in Northampton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for QA.

1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
3 14 (51.85%) Unix
3 14 (51.85%) MySQL
3 14 (51.85%) Oracle
3 14 (51.85%) MongoDB
4 12 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 9 (33.33%) hybris
5 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
5 9 (33.33%) HP
5 9 (33.33%) IBM
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 9 (33.33%) SAS
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
6 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Ansible
6 6 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Programme Governance
7 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 9 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 9 (33.33%) SAS
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) MongoDB
2 14 (51.85%) MySQL
3 12 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) DBA
1 14 (51.85%) SQL DBA
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Environment Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL DBA
5 1 (3.70%) QA Manager
5 1 (3.70%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) jQuery
1 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) Ionic Framework
2 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (11.11%) LESS
2 3 (11.11%) React
2 3 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) Sass
2 3 (11.11%) XSL
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) iPhone
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) Android
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Programme Governance
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (11.11%) Presales
4 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Development
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (22.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) HP
2 9 (33.33%) hybris
2 9 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft