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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 51 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs citing QA 23 15 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.36% 2.13% 5.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.70% 25.86% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 29
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £48,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
61 58 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 11.57% 8.23% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 63
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £33,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £44,619 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +6.02%

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 7 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Northampton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 15 (48.39%) Unix
2 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
3 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) E-Commerce
4 12 (38.71%) MySQL
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle
4 12 (38.71%) MongoDB
5 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
6 10 (32.26%) SAS
6 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle APEX
7 9 (29.03%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (29.03%) hybris
7 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Discoverer
7 9 (29.03%) IBM
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle9i Database
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (29.03%) HP
8 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
8 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 6 (19.35%) Java
9 6 (19.35%) Ansible
9 6 (19.35%) System Integration Testing

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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 10 (32.26%) SAS
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) MongoDB
2 12 (38.71%) MySQL
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle Discoverer
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Parquet
4 1 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle APEX
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) Gatling
4 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) DBA
1 11 (35.48%) SQL DBA
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server DBA
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Tester
2 5 (16.13%) Tester
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Tester
3 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Compliance Officer
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Graduate Tester
6 1 (3.23%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) GWT
2 4 (12.90%) J2EE
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) Ionic Framework
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (9.68%) LESS
3 3 (9.68%) React
3 3 (9.68%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) Sass
3 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (9.68%) XSL
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) iPhone
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Unix
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) E-Commerce
2 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
5 6 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Programme Governance
6 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (12.90%) OO
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Presales
8 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) Resource Allocation
8 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) Scala
5 3 (9.68%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) R
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) ISO27002
2 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (19.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) HP
2 9 (29.03%) hybris
2 9 (29.03%) IBM
3 4 (12.90%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Tableau
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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