QA Jobs in Northern Ireland

Quality Assurance (QA)
UK > Northern Ireland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 26 69 49
Rank change year-on-year +43 -20 -19
Permanent jobs citing QA 54 33 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.80% 3.93% 4.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 65.06% 44.59% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 13
10th Percentile - £51,125 £31,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £53,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +18.18% +29.41%
75th Percentile £73,125 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £97,500 - -
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% +4.55%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 83 74 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.99% 8.81% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 48 48
10th Percentile £29,699 £30,000 £28,200
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,438 £33,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,800 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.60% +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £68,750 £61,875 £61,625
90th Percentile £88,000 £72,625 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +2.33%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Northern Ireland

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Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing QA in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for QA in Northern Ireland

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Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing QA in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for QA in Northern Ireland

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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 6 months to 15 April 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
County Antrim +29 36 £58,800 -9.54% 14
County Armagh - 13 - -
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UK

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Azure
2 6 (11.11%) AWS
3 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 3 (5.56%) Azure Monitor
4 3 (5.56%) SaaS
4 3 (5.56%) Serverless
5 2 (3.70%) GCP
6 1 (1.85%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 4 (7.41%) HTTP
3 4 (7.41%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) Git
3 3 (5.56%) JDeveloper
General
1 21 (38.89%) Social Skills
2 15 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 15 (27.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (24.07%) Retail
4 12 (22.22%) Legal
5 6 (11.11%) Electronics
6 3 (5.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Lead
2 17 (31.48%) Software Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) QA Leader
4 7 (12.96%) Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Senior
4 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Quality Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Engineering Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Software Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Lead Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Web Services
2 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
2 13 (24.07%) Node.js
3 10 (18.52%) .NET
4 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
6 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 6 (11.11%) CSS
6 6 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 6 (11.11%) HTML
6 6 (11.11%) HTML5
6 6 (11.11%) jQuery
6 6 (11.11%) React
6 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (11.11%) WCF
7 5 (9.26%) FFmpeg
7 5 (9.26%) GStreamer
7 5 (9.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Video\Live Streaming
2 4 (7.41%) IoT
3 2 (3.70%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) FMCG
3 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Mesosphere
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 15 (27.78%) Agile
2 15 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 15 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (25.93%) Open Source
4 13 (24.07%) Commercialisation
4 13 (24.07%) Internal Audit
5 12 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (20.37%) Asynchronous Programming
6 11 (20.37%) Multithreading
7 10 (18.52%) Inventory Management
7 10 (18.52%) Lean Manufacturing
7 10 (18.52%) Programme Management
7 10 (18.52%) Quality Management
8 9 (16.67%) Analytics
8 9 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (16.67%) Computer Vision
8 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (16.67%) Deep Learning
8 9 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) Python
2 14 (25.93%) Bash
3 10 (18.52%) C#
4 9 (16.67%) Perl
5 6 (11.11%) C
6 4 (7.41%) SQL
7 3 (5.56%) Go
7 3 (5.56%) Java
7 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.56%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (55.56%) Degree
2 9 (16.67%) Master's Degree
2 9 (16.67%) PhD
3 2 (3.70%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.70%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) JTAG
2 2 (3.70%) GMP
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Firmware
2 7 (12.96%) Docker
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.70%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (3.70%) Progress Chef
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Google
2 12 (22.22%) SAP
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle
5 2 (3.70%) VMware