The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.28% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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
531 434 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.07% 96.88% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 368 378 352
Average salary £34,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) ISO 9001
2 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (77.78%) TickIT
2 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
3 6 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) C++
4 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) Mobile Commerce
4 5 (55.56%) Banking
4 5 (55.56%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (55.56%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (22.22%) Perforce
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Firebug
6 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
6 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Firebug
2 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 7 (77.78%) ISO 9001
2 7 (77.78%) TickIT
2 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Perforce
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