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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.40% 4.78% 4.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.64% 55.56% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 23
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,508 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
QA
Tyne and Wear

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
56 36 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.10% 8.61% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 42
Median salary £37,763 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.19% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,440 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 30 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (32.76%) SAP
4 16 (27.59%) Root Cause Analysis
5 15 (25.86%) Test Automation
5 15 (25.86%) Degree
6 13 (22.41%) Refactoring
6 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (22.41%) Scrum
6 13 (22.41%) SQL
6 13 (22.41%) HTML
6 13 (22.41%) Java
6 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
6 13 (22.41%) CSS
6 13 (22.41%) ITIL
6 13 (22.41%) Coaching
7 12 (20.69%) Conflict Management
7 12 (20.69%) Online Games
7 12 (20.69%) High Availability
7 12 (20.69%) OO
7 12 (20.69%) Process Management
7 12 (20.69%) Sun
7 12 (20.69%) Mobile Games
7 12 (20.69%) Games
7 12 (20.69%) TDD
7 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 11 (18.97%) jQuery
8 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
9 10 (17.24%) CSS3

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 2 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) SAP CRM
2 3 (5.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.90%) Big Data
4 3 (5.17%) OLAP
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.72%) DataStage
6 1 (1.72%) DB2
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 8 (13.79%) Grunt
1 8 (13.79%) Selenium
2 4 (6.90%) Appium
2 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.45%) CruiseControl
4 2 (3.45%) Subversion
4 2 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.72%) CocoaPods
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (20.69%) Games
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Consultant
2 10 (17.24%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) CRM Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Functional Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Tester
6 5 (8.62%) QA Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.90%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) SAP Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.90%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) CSS
1 13 (22.41%) HTML
2 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
2 11 (18.97%) jQuery
3 10 (17.24%) CSS3
3 10 (17.24%) HTML5
4 9 (15.52%) Node.js
5 8 (13.79%) Backbone.js
5 8 (13.79%) React
6 5 (8.62%) .NET
7 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.90%) Entity Framework
7 4 (6.90%) WCF
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.17%) REST
8 3 (5.17%) SAP PI
9 2 (3.45%) NHibernate
9 2 (3.45%) SOAP
9 2 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (20.69%) Mobile Games
2 12 (20.69%) Online Games
3 7 (12.07%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.90%) User Experience
5 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Android
1 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (27.59%) Root Cause Analysis
4 15 (25.86%) Test Automation
5 13 (22.41%) Coaching
5 13 (22.41%) ITIL
5 13 (22.41%) Refactoring
5 13 (22.41%) Scrum
5 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (20.69%) Conflict Management
6 12 (20.69%) High Availability
6 12 (20.69%) OO
6 12 (20.69%) Process Management
6 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 12 (20.69%) TDD
7 9 (15.52%) Business Process Mapping
8 8 (13.79%) Front End Development
8 8 (13.79%) Kanban
8 8 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) Java
1 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) ABAP
2 6 (10.34%) Ruby
3 5 (8.62%) C#
4 2 (3.45%) PHP
4 2 (3.45%) PHP 5
4 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Degree
2 8 (13.79%) ISEB
3 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) SAP
2 12 (20.69%) Sun
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (1.72%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.72%) BEA
5 1 (1.72%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Xamarin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Salary dependent on role
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Salary dependent on role
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Salary dependent on role
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £61,500 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £32k - 35k per year + 3000 bouns
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £31,635
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
mkodo
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Pension and other benefits
Posted: 15 days ago