The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 41 30 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.75% 8.36% 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.56% 54.24% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 8
Median salary £35,000 £37,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% +18.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £57,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 59 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.75% 15.40% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 56 47
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,831
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

QA Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for QA.

1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Software Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Automotive
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (18.75%) Project Management
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) .NET
6 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.75%) Process Improvement
6 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 5 (15.63%) User Stories
7 5 (15.63%) SDLC
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (15.63%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) Selenium
7 5 (15.63%) C#
7 5 (15.63%) Java
7 5 (15.63%) Unix
7 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 4 (12.50%) Law
8 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 4 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (12.50%) Brand Awareness
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (12.50%) DevOps
8 4 (12.50%) Waterfall

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) SAS
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.25%) Gatling
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) JMeter
3 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.25%) Xcode
4 1 (3.13%) GitLab
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) RSpec
4 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (34.38%) Automotive
2 4 (12.50%) Brand Awareness
2 4 (12.50%) Law
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) QA Manager
2 11 (34.38%) Senior Manager
2 11 (34.38%) Senior QA Manager
3 7 (21.88%) Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) QA Test Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Test Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Operations Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) WPF
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) iPad
2 2 (6.25%) iPhone
2 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) AIX
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Software Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 6 (18.75%) Project Management
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.63%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) User Stories
6 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) C#
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Dynatrace
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) Siebel
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £49,850 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Bespoke HR
Salary: Highly competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 22 days ago