The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 57 36 56
Rank change year-on-year -21 +20  
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 46 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.54% 6.13% 3.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.17% 46.94% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 45 20
Median salary £22,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.71% -1.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 58 98 68
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 10.45% 13.05% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 48 78 51
Median salary £43,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Northamptonshire

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Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for QA in Northamptonshire

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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 March 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
Northampton -10 3 £22,500 -35.71%
QA
East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) MySQL
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 10 (45.45%) Unix
2 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 10 (45.45%) MongoDB
3 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 6 (27.27%) Ansible
4 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (22.73%) HP
5 5 (22.73%) IBM
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 5 (22.73%) SAS
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (22.73%) Programme Governance
5 5 (22.73%) hybris
5 5 (22.73%) HP Data Protector

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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 (22.73%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (22.73%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 10 (45.45%) MySQL
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) DBA
1 10 (45.45%) SQL DBA
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (9.09%) Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Environment Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Junior
3 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Programmer
3 1 (4.55%) QA Manager
3 1 (4.55%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Quality Manager
3 1 (4.55%) VBA Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) jQuery
1 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) LESS
2 1 (4.55%) React
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) Sass
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 5 (22.73%) Programme Governance
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) Presales
6 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Test Management
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Ansible
2 5 (22.73%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) hybris
2 5 (22.73%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
Kettering
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago