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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 31 34 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.34% 3.64% 4.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.06% 33.66% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 42
Median salary £43,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
72 101 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.08% 10.80% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 42 82 82
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 June 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 June 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 21 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Towcester - 1 £38,500 -
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 50 (64.94%) JavaScript
2 46 (59.74%) Analytics
3 45 (58.44%) SQL
4 41 (53.25%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (53.25%) Data Visualisation
4 41 (53.25%) Visualisation
5 39 (50.65%) Statistical Analysis
6 36 (46.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 35 (45.45%) VBA
8 31 (40.26%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (38.96%) MS Access
10 26 (33.77%) Data Mining
11 19 (24.68%) Java
11 19 (24.68%) Performance Testing
12 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (23.38%) Google
13 14 (18.18%) Manual Testing
14 12 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (15.58%) Scrum
15 11 (14.29%) Unix
15 11 (14.29%) HTML
15 11 (14.29%) OO
16 10 (12.99%) User Experience
16 10 (12.99%) Gatling
17 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
17 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
18 8 (10.39%) J2EE
18 8 (10.39%) BDD
18 8 (10.39%) GWT
18 8 (10.39%) Scala

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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 5 (6.49%) Apache Spark
1 5 (6.49%) SAS
2 3 (3.90%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.96%) MS Access
2 26 (33.77%) Data Mining
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (6.49%) Big Data
3 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.49%) MySQL
3 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.49%) Parquet
3 5 (6.49%) QlikView
4 3 (3.90%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.90%) Impala
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Gatling
2 4 (5.19%) Selenium
3 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.60%) JMeter
3 2 (2.60%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (6.49%) Marketing
2 1 (1.30%) Electronics
2 1 (1.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (54.55%) Developer
2 12 (15.58%) Tester
3 10 (12.99%) Performance Tester
3 10 (12.99%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Test Manager
5 8 (10.39%) Agile Tester
5 8 (10.39%) Automation Tester
6 7 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.49%) IT Manager
8 5 (6.49%) Product Owner
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Product Owner
9 4 (5.19%) Head of Development
10 3 (3.90%) Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Head of Application Development
10 3 (3.90%) Head of Software Development
10 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) QA Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) QA Tester
11 2 (2.60%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) HTML
2 8 (10.39%) GWT
2 8 (10.39%) J2EE
3 7 (9.09%) .NET
4 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.90%) JSON
5 3 (3.90%) XML
6 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.30%) CSS
7 1 (1.30%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (53.25%) Visualisation
2 31 (40.26%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.99%) User Experience
4 5 (6.49%) Social Media
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Unix
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (59.74%) Analytics
2 41 (53.25%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (53.25%) Data Visualisation
3 39 (50.65%) Statistical Analysis
4 36 (46.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 19 (24.68%) Performance Testing
6 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (18.18%) Manual Testing
8 12 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (15.58%) Scrum
9 11 (14.29%) OO
10 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
10 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.39%) BDD
12 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.79%) Data Management
14 5 (6.49%) B2B
14 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
14 5 (6.49%) MVC
14 5 (6.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.94%) JavaScript
2 45 (58.44%) SQL
3 35 (45.45%) VBA
4 19 (24.68%) Java
5 8 (10.39%) Scala
6 7 (9.09%) C#
7 5 (6.49%) Python
7 5 (6.49%) R
8 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
1 3 (3.90%) ISEB
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Google
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) Tableau
4 1 (1.30%) SAP
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