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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 56 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 33 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.96% 3.57% 4.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.34% 44.00% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 35
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £27,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
59 75 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.66% 8.11% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 96
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £26,550 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +3 12 £40,000 +8.10% 2
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 21 (48.84%) Performance Testing
2 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
3 18 (41.86%) Java
4 16 (37.21%) Unix
4 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.88%) Manual Testing
6 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
6 14 (32.56%) E-Commerce
6 14 (32.56%) HTML
7 12 (27.91%) Scrum
7 12 (27.91%) OO
8 11 (25.58%) Gatling
9 10 (23.26%) SQL
10 9 (20.93%) J2EE
10 9 (20.93%) MySQL
10 9 (20.93%) Oracle
10 9 (20.93%) SAS
10 9 (20.93%) Google
10 9 (20.93%) GWT
10 9 (20.93%) Scala
10 9 (20.93%) BDD
10 9 (20.93%) MongoDB
10 9 (20.93%) Exploratory Testing
10 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (18.60%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (18.60%) Analytics
11 8 (18.60%) Visualisation
11 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (18.60%) Windows
11 8 (18.60%) VBA

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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 9 (20.93%) SAS
2 5 (11.63%) Apache Spark
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (6.98%) Apache Pig
4 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) MongoDB
1 9 (20.93%) MySQL
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (11.63%) Big Data
3 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
3 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.63%) Parquet
3 5 (11.63%) QlikView
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (6.98%) Apache Hive
5 3 (6.98%) Data Mining
5 3 (6.98%) Impala
5 3 (6.98%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Gatling
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (9.30%) Selenium
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.65%) JMeter
4 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.33%) Electronics
1 1 (2.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Tester
2 12 (27.91%) Performance Tester
3 11 (25.58%) Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Agile Tester
4 9 (20.93%) Automation Tester
4 9 (20.93%) Test Manager
5 5 (11.63%) IT Manager
6 4 (9.30%) DBA
6 4 (9.30%) SQL DBA
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Compliance Officer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Software QA Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Software QA Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) HTML
2 9 (20.93%) GWT
2 9 (20.93%) J2EE
3 5 (11.63%) .NET
3 5 (11.63%) XML
4 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (6.98%) jQuery
4 3 (6.98%) JSON
4 3 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (6.98%) LESS
4 3 (6.98%) React
4 3 (6.98%) REST
4 3 (6.98%) Sass
4 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (6.98%) XSL
5 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.60%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.98%) iPhone
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Unix
2 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Performance Testing
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) Manual Testing
4 14 (32.56%) E-Commerce
4 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
5 12 (27.91%) OO
5 12 (27.91%) Scrum
6 9 (20.93%) BDD
6 9 (20.93%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Analytics
7 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (18.60%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
8 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Data Management
9 6 (13.95%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (11.63%) Big Data Analytics
10 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
10 5 (11.63%) Data Analytics
10 5 (11.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
2 18 (41.86%) Java
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) Scala
5 8 (18.60%) VBA
6 5 (11.63%) C#
6 5 (11.63%) Python
6 5 (11.63%) R
7 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) ISO27002
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Google
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Tableau
3 4 (9.30%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) hybris
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
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