Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 73 50
Rank change year-on-year +16 -23 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 13 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.74% 1.69% 4.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.77% 20.63% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 25
Northampton median annual salary £40,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.74% +35.71% -5.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,150 £52,625 £45,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,500 £51,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year -20.98% +42.36% -2.70%

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 88 63 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 9.39% 8.17% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 65 45 119
Northampton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +16.79%
10th Percentile £27,900 £21,000 £25,700
90th Percentile £76,000 £57,000 £58,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (40.00%) jQuery
2 13 (37.14%) HTML
2 13 (37.14%) CSS
3 11 (31.43%) .NET
4 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
5 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
5 8 (22.86%) C#
5 8 (22.86%) PHP
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.86%) Finance
6 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.00%) Selenium
6 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
7 6 (17.14%) MVC
7 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
7 6 (17.14%) SQL
7 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
7 6 (17.14%) Java
8 5 (14.29%) Ajax
8 5 (14.29%) Web Development
8 5 (14.29%) JSON
8 5 (14.29%) LINQ
8 5 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (14.29%) AngularJS

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 1 (2.86%) Confluence
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.86%) AWS CodePipeline
2 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Route 53
2 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.86%) SMPP
1 1 (2.86%) SMTP
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Selenium
1 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.57%) JIRA
5 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.71%) WiX
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) Protractor
6 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) QA Manager
4 5 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Automation Test Lead
5 4 (11.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (11.43%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (11.43%) HTML Developer
5 4 (11.43%) PHP Developer
5 4 (11.43%) QA Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Test Automation Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) jQuery
2 13 (37.14%) CSS
2 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 11 (31.43%) .NET
4 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
5 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
5 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (14.29%) Ajax
6 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (14.29%) JSON
6 5 (14.29%) LINQ
6 5 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (11.43%) Node.js
7 4 (11.43%) RESTful
7 4 (11.43%) SOAP
7 4 (11.43%) XML
8 2 (5.71%) Middleware
8 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
4 6 (17.14%) MVC
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) DevOps
5 5 (14.29%) Progressive Web App
5 5 (14.29%) Web Development
6 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
6 4 (11.43%) OOP
6 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.57%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Test Management
7 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) C#
2 8 (22.86%) PHP
3 6 (17.14%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) COBOL
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) GCP
2 1 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.57%) Terraform
3 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.71%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Automic
4 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) WSO2