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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 10 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.52% 2.79% 7.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.96% 34.48% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 34
Average salary £80,000 £32,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+146.15% -2.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
54 29 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.74% 8.08% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 48 29 57
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (25.00%) System Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) OOP
5 4 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Ruby
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) ISO 9000
6 3 (15.00%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) WATIR
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Sahi
3 1 (5.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Tester
4 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 6 (30.00%) QA Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) QA Tester
6 3 (15.00%) Head of Development
7 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Software Quality Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) XHTML
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Yii
4 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) Laravel
4 1 (5.00%) LINQ
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (25.00%) System Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) OOP
5 3 (15.00%) CMMI
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Image Processing
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Ruby
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) PHP5
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.00%) TickIT
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £27,500 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Car + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago