Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 63 77
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 -22
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.27% 2.52% 0.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.64% 25.29% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 1
Northampton median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +133.33% -35.71%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £23,750
Northamptonshire median annual salary £35,000 £52,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year -33.33% +100.00% -25.00%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Northampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 83 87 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 13.13% 9.95% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 60 59 63
Northampton median annual salary £54,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £50,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +20.00%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Northampton

QA
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Northampton.

Salary trend for QA in Northampton

QA
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Northampton over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for QA in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) JBoss
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe XD
1 1 (12.50%) Figma
1 1 (12.50%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Angular 2
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Laravel
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) Velocity
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) Release Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) SOLID
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
4 1 (12.50%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Kotlin
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) New Relic