The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - 57 54
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne - 0.21% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.22% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
469 457 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.61% 97.44% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 391 413 461
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,100 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA