The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland 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)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 23 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.63% 13.74% 4.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.83% 85.71% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 5
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% +49.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £37,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £51,250 £30,900
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 Northern Ireland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
29 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.55% 16.03% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 7
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +49.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £37,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £35,500 £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 Northern Ireland

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

QA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

QA Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

QA
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

QA
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Northern Ireland 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
County Antrim +3 13 £57,500 +39.39% 1
QA
UK

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for QA.

1 10 (62.50%) SQL
1 10 (62.50%) Scrum
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) TDD
1 10 (62.50%) ATDD
1 10 (62.50%) User Stories
2 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (56.25%) JIRA
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Front Office
5 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) Derivative
5 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) ERP
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) PyUnit
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Front Office
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Business Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) E-Business Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Supply Chain Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Supply Chain Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Fintech
3 1 (6.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) ATDD
1 10 (62.50%) Scrum
1 10 (62.50%) TDD
1 10 (62.50%) User Stories
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) ERP
2 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
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