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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.90% 4.63% 5.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.89% 36.90% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 34
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £59,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
QA
Northamptonshire

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 84 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 10.04% 12.54% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 25 69 63
Median salary £33,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £26,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Northampton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Northampton region with a requirement for QA.

1 49 (81.67%) JavaScript
2 44 (73.33%) SQL
3 41 (68.33%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (68.33%) Visualisation
3 41 (68.33%) Data Visualisation
3 41 (68.33%) Analytics
4 39 (65.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 36 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 35 (58.33%) VBA
7 31 (51.67%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (50.00%) MS Access
9 26 (43.33%) Data Mining
10 18 (30.00%) Java
10 18 (30.00%) Google
11 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 12 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (18.33%) Scrum
12 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (16.67%) Performance Testing
13 10 (16.67%) Unix
13 10 (16.67%) OO
13 10 (16.67%) HTML
13 10 (16.67%) User Experience
14 8 (13.33%) BDD
14 8 (13.33%) Gatling
14 8 (13.33%) J2EE
14 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
14 8 (13.33%) GWT
14 8 (13.33%) Scala
14 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering

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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 5 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 5 (8.33%) SAS
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.00%) MS Access
2 26 (43.33%) Data Mining
3 5 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (8.33%) Big Data
3 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.33%) MySQL
3 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.33%) Parquet
3 5 (8.33%) QlikView
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.00%) Impala
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Gatling
2 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 41 (68.33%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Tester
3 8 (13.33%) Agile Tester
3 8 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 8 (13.33%) Performance Tester
4 7 (11.67%) SQL Developer
5 6 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Head of Development
7 3 (5.00%) Head of Application Development
7 3 (5.00%) Head of Software Development
8 2 (3.33%) Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Software QA Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Software QA Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.67%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) HTML
2 8 (13.33%) GWT
2 8 (13.33%) J2EE
3 6 (10.00%) .NET
4 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.00%) JSON
5 3 (5.00%) XML
6 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (68.33%) Visualisation
2 31 (51.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.67%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) Analytics
1 41 (68.33%) Business Intelligence
1 41 (68.33%) Data Visualisation
2 39 (65.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 36 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 12 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.33%) Scrum
6 10 (16.67%) OO
6 10 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 8 (13.33%) BDD
7 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
8 5 (8.33%) Data Acquisition
8 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Data Analytics
8 5 (8.33%) Data Management
8 5 (8.33%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 49 (81.67%) JavaScript
2 44 (73.33%) SQL
3 35 (58.33%) VBA
4 18 (30.00%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) Scala
6 6 (10.00%) C#
7 5 (8.33%) Python
7 5 (8.33%) R
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
1 2 (3.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Google
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) Tableau
Northampton
Opus Energy
Salary: £40000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago