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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.83% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +1.44%
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
457 347 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 95.21% 98.02% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 372 313 361
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,500 £21,975
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,300
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 24 December 2014, 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%) Automated Testing
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
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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