The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 56 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 5 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.06% 1.42% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.49% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
UK excluding London median salary £38,625 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +14.28%
QA Engineer
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
447 402 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 95.11% 95.26% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 375 335 388
Median salary £37,906 £37,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.08% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Online Games
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Sun
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Games
2 4 (80.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) Appium
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Appium
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (80.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile Games
1 4 (80.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Coaching
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile First
1 4 (80.00%) OOP
1 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sun
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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