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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.81% 1.66% 2.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.63% 18.42% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 8
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,400 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £80,000 £50,150
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
57 38 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.84% 9.00% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 54 32 28
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,800 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,600 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 14 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) C#
2 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 24 (46.15%) .NET
2 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 23 (44.23%) JIRA
4 21 (40.38%) MVC
4 21 (40.38%) REST
5 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
6 19 (36.54%) Web Services
6 19 (36.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (36.54%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (36.54%) SaaS
7 18 (34.62%) Software Engineering
8 17 (32.69%) Unit Testing
8 17 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (30.77%) Finance
10 15 (28.85%) Visual Studio
10 15 (28.85%) CRM
10 15 (28.85%) ERP
10 15 (28.85%) Use Case
10 15 (28.85%) Heroku
10 15 (28.85%) Waterfall
10 15 (28.85%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
11 14 (26.92%) Release Management
11 14 (26.92%) Multithreading
11 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (26.92%) IIS
1 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (36.54%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (36.54%) SaaS
2 15 (28.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) HTTP
1 14 (26.92%) SSL
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) JIRA
2 19 (36.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (28.85%) Visual Studio
4 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
5 9 (17.31%) Selenium
6 4 (7.69%) JUnit
7 3 (5.77%) TestNG
7 3 (5.77%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.85%) Hudson
8 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.92%) Firebug
9 1 (1.92%) MSTest
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Advertising
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Tester
3 12 (23.08%) QA Tester
4 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Lead C# Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Lead Software Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Principal Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) QA Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) QA Test Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) QA Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Software Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Software QA Tester
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (46.15%) .NET
2 21 (40.38%) REST
3 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
3 19 (36.54%) Web Services
4 11 (21.15%) CSS
4 11 (21.15%) HTML
5 7 (13.46%) Ajax
6 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
6 5 (9.62%) CSS3
6 5 (9.62%) HTML5
6 5 (9.62%) jQuery
7 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.77%) SOAP
9 2 (3.85%) Flash
10 1 (1.92%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.46%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.85%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.92%) iPhone
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
6 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) MVC
3 18 (34.62%) Software Engineering
4 17 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (32.69%) Unit Testing
5 15 (28.85%) CRM
5 15 (28.85%) ERP
5 15 (28.85%) Use Case
5 15 (28.85%) Waterfall
6 14 (26.92%) Multithreading
6 14 (26.92%) Release Management
7 13 (25.00%) Product Management
7 13 (25.00%) Project Management
8 12 (23.08%) Line Management
9 11 (21.15%) OO
10 8 (15.38%) SDLC
10 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
11 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
12 6 (11.54%) Automated Testing
13 5 (9.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) C#
1 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.46%) Python
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) C
4 4 (7.69%) Java
4 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Perl
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) PHP 5
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) ISEB
2 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Apple
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