The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 39 37 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.62% 4.20% 4.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.99% 37.00% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 34
Median salary £35,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
QA
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
83 100 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.96% 11.36% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 62 73 77
Median salary £33,500 £36,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,500 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

QA
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

QA Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

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

QA Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

QA
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Northampton +5 28 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Kettering -3 1 £27,500 -
Corby - 1 £27,500 -
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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

1 48 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 44 (63.77%) SQL
2 44 (63.77%) Analytics
3 39 (56.52%) Statistical Analysis
3 39 (56.52%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (56.52%) Data Visualisation
3 39 (56.52%) Visualisation
4 36 (52.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 33 (47.83%) VBA
6 30 (43.48%) MS Access
7 29 (42.03%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (37.68%) Data Mining
9 14 (20.29%) Google
9 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (18.84%) Java
10 13 (18.84%) Performance Testing
11 11 (15.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (14.49%) User Experience
13 9 (13.04%) Manual Testing
14 8 (11.59%) Scrum
14 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
14 8 (11.59%) .NET
14 8 (11.59%) C#
14 8 (11.59%) HTML
15 7 (10.14%) OO
15 7 (10.14%) Unix
16 6 (8.70%) MVC
16 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
16 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
16 6 (8.70%) Gatling

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (4.35%) Apache Pig
1 3 (4.35%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (43.48%) MS Access
2 26 (37.68%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.35%) Big Data
3 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.35%) Impala
3 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.35%) Parquet
3 3 (4.35%) QlikView
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Gatling
2 4 (5.80%) Selenium
3 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.90%) JMeter
3 2 (2.90%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (7.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (60.87%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Senior Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Tester
4 7 (10.14%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Tester
5 6 (8.70%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Product Owner
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Product Owner
7 4 (5.80%) Agile Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Head of Development
8 3 (4.35%) Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Head of Application Development
8 3 (4.35%) Head of Software Development
8 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) IT Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Software QA Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) .NET
1 8 (11.59%) HTML
2 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.80%) GWT
3 4 (5.80%) J2EE
4 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.35%) CSS
4 3 (4.35%) JSON
4 3 (4.35%) XML
5 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.90%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 39 (56.52%) Visualisation
2 29 (42.03%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.49%) User Experience
4 5 (7.25%) Social Media
5 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Unix
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (63.77%) Analytics
2 39 (56.52%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (56.52%) Data Visualisation
2 39 (56.52%) Statistical Analysis
3 36 (52.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (18.84%) Performance Testing
6 11 (15.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (13.04%) Manual Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Scrum
9 7 (10.14%) OO
10 6 (8.70%) MVC
10 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.25%) B2B
11 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.25%) Product Marketing
11 5 (7.25%) Workflow
12 4 (5.80%) Process Improvement
12 4 (5.80%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 44 (63.77%) SQL
3 33 (47.83%) VBA
4 13 (18.84%) Java
5 8 (11.59%) C#
6 4 (5.80%) Scala
7 3 (4.35%) Python
7 3 (4.35%) R
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) ISEB
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Google
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Tableau
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