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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 28 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.32% 5.40% 5.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% 40.74% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 30
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 £30,000 £30,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
63 81 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 11.98% 13.26% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 43 58 61
Median salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,200 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 27 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Northampton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northampton region with a requirement for QA.

1 46 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 43 (79.63%) SQL
3 39 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (72.22%) Statistical Analysis
3 39 (72.22%) Visualisation
3 39 (72.22%) Data Visualisation
3 39 (72.22%) Analytics
4 36 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 33 (61.11%) VBA
6 30 (55.56%) MS Access
7 29 (53.70%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (48.15%) Data Mining
9 14 (25.93%) Google
10 12 (22.22%) Java
11 11 (20.37%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (18.52%) User Experience
13 7 (12.96%) Scrum
13 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (12.96%) Manual Testing
14 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
14 6 (11.11%) Unix
14 6 (11.11%) OO
14 6 (11.11%) .NET
14 6 (11.11%) C#
14 6 (11.11%) HTML
14 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
15 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
15 4 (7.41%) J2EE
15 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
15 4 (7.41%) GWT

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 3 (5.56%) Apache Pig
1 3 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (55.56%) MS Access
2 26 (48.15%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (5.56%) Apache Hive
3 3 (5.56%) Big Data
3 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.56%) Impala
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.56%) Parquet
3 3 (5.56%) QlikView
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Gatling
2 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Senior Developer
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Developer
4 6 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Automation Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Head of Development
5 4 (7.41%) Performance Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Head of Application Development
6 3 (5.56%) Head of Software Development
7 2 (3.70%) Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Software QA Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Software QA Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
1 6 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.41%) GWT
2 4 (7.41%) J2EE
3 3 (5.56%) JSON
3 3 (5.56%) XML
4 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 39 (72.22%) Visualisation
2 29 (53.70%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (18.52%) User Experience
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (72.22%) Analytics
1 39 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
1 39 (72.22%) Data Visualisation
1 39 (72.22%) Statistical Analysis
2 36 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 11 (20.37%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.96%) Manual Testing
4 7 (12.96%) Scrum
5 6 (11.11%) OO
5 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 4 (7.41%) BDD
6 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.41%) MVC
6 4 (7.41%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.41%) Software Delivery
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Data Management
7 3 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 46 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 43 (79.63%) SQL
3 33 (61.11%) VBA
4 12 (22.22%) Java
5 6 (11.11%) C#
6 4 (7.41%) Scala
7 3 (5.56%) Python
7 3 (5.56%) R
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Google
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Tableau
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + Bens
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