The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 61 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.67% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.28%
QA Tester
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
433 420 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 96.22% 94.59% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 385 341 461
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Load Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 5 (62.50%) API Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) V-Model
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 5 (62.50%) SaaS
3 5 (62.50%) Ruby
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database

QA Tester 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 5 (62.50%) API Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) V-Model
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA