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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 30 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.34% 6.18% 2.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.24% 49.09% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 9
Average salary £33,465 £34,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.57% -35.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,300 £47,200
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £48,950 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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
42 55 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.38% 12.59% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 29
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £60,500 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 22 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (50.00%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
4 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 10 (31.25%) MVC
4 10 (31.25%) Games
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.00%) Selenium
6 8 (25.00%) Web Services
6 8 (25.00%) Java
6 8 (25.00%) Python
7 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
7 7 (21.88%) Online Games
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (21.88%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (18.75%) CSS
8 6 (18.75%) HTML
8 6 (18.75%) OO
9 5 (15.63%) Linux
9 5 (15.63%) JUnit
9 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
9 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Ruby
9 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
10 4 (12.50%) TDD

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (15.63%) JUnit
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 3 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
4 3 (9.38%) RSpec
4 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.38%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.25%) Hudson
5 2 (6.25%) TestNG
6 1 (3.13%) InstallShield
6 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.13%) Firebug
6 1 (3.13%) Fiddler
6 1 (3.13%) NUnit
General
1 10 (31.25%) Games
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Test Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) QA Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Development Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (18.75%) CSS
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
6 2 (6.25%) Ajax
6 2 (6.25%) REST
6 2 (6.25%) SOAP
6 2 (6.25%) Flash
7 1 (3.13%) XHTML
7 1 (3.13%) XML
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.13%) LESS
7 1 (3.13%) Laravel
7 1 (3.13%) Kohana
7 1 (3.13%) jQuery
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.13%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Online Games
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Scrum
2 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
3 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 10 (31.25%) MVC
4 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) OO
6 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) Web Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.50%) Validation
8 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.38%) User Stories
8 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) Python
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Scala
6 2 (6.25%) PHP5
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) HL7
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.13%) TickIT
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Zend
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