The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills 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 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 51 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.79% 7.13% 3.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.04% 52.54% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 11
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £22,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £50,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 59 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.83% 13.56% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 44 31
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -21.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,345 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Tyne and Wear

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 11 (50.00%) C#
1 11 (50.00%) Games
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
3 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
4 8 (36.36%) Razor View Engine
4 8 (36.36%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 7 (31.82%) Online Games
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (27.27%) Selenium
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) CSS
8 4 (18.18%) JUnit
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Web Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
8 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Facilita Forecast
9 3 (13.64%) User Stories
9 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (13.64%) Scala

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Selenium
2 4 (18.18%) JUnit
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Facilita Forecast
3 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (13.64%) LoadRunner
3 3 (13.64%) RSpec
3 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
3 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Hudson
4 1 (4.55%) Firebug
4 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) TestNG
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (50.00%) Games
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) Razor View Engine
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (31.82%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) LESS
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) Flash
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.55%) Zend Framework
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) Kohana
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (4.55%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Online Games
2 3 (13.64%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
3 8 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Web Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) Scala
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) PHP5
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Zend
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