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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 58 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.85% 3.82% 3.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.46% 35.00% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 28 20
Median salary £26,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £30,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £67,500 £47,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
67 80 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.39% 10.91% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 60 65
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £47,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 25 February 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 +1 4 £22,500 -35.71%
Corby +2 1 £30,000 -7.69%
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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%) Shell Script
3 14 (48.28%) Unix
3 14 (48.28%) MySQL
3 14 (48.28%) Oracle
3 14 (48.28%) MongoDB
4 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database
5 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
5 9 (31.03%) hybris
5 9 (31.03%) HP Data Protector
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (31.03%) HP
5 9 (31.03%) IBM
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle9i Database
5 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
5 9 (31.03%) SAS
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle Discoverer
6 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
6 6 (20.69%) Ansible
6 6 (20.69%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Programme Governance

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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
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 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Junior
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL DBA
5 1 (3.45%) Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) QA Manager
5 1 (3.45%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Quality Manager
5 1 (3.45%) VBA Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) jQuery
1 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) Ionic Framework
2 3 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (10.34%) LESS
2 3 (10.34%) React
2 3 (10.34%) REST
2 3 (10.34%) Sass
2 3 (10.34%) XSL
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.34%) iPhone
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
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 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Programme Governance
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (10.34%) Presales
4 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (6.90%) Web Design
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%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
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