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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 63 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 15 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.81% 1.92% 3.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.11% 21.13% 43.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 26
Median salary £31,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
76 71 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.60% 9.10% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 48 57 64
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,300 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +11 11 - -
Corby +3 1 £30,000 -7.69% 1
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) Unix
3 14 (48.28%) MySQL
3 14 (48.28%) Oracle
3 14 (48.28%) Shell Script
3 14 (48.28%) MongoDB
4 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database
5 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
5 9 (31.03%) HP Data Protector
5 9 (31.03%) hybris
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle9i Database
5 9 (31.03%) SAS
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle Discoverer
5 9 (31.03%) IBM
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (31.03%) HP
6 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
7 6 (20.69%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Ansible
7 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management

QA
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 9 (31.03%) Oracle Application Server
1 9 (31.03%) SAS
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (48.28%) MongoDB
2 14 (48.28%) MySQL
3 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle Discoverer
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle APEX
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) DBA
1 14 (48.28%) SQL DBA
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
2 3 (10.34%) Developer
2 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Environment Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Graduate
4 1 (3.45%) Graduate Tester
4 1 (3.45%) IT Graduate
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (3.45%) Programmer
4 1 (3.45%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (3.45%) VBA Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) Ionic Framework
1 3 (10.34%) jQuery
1 3 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (10.34%) LESS
1 3 (10.34%) React
1 3 (10.34%) REST
1 3 (10.34%) Sass
1 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (10.34%) XSL
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.34%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
1 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.69%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Programme Governance
4 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) Presales
5 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Resource Allocation
5 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (6.90%) Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (20.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) HP
2 9 (31.03%) hybris
2 9 (31.03%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
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