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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.53% 1.44% 1.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 59.65% 28.57% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 11
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £50,000 £33,465
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
57 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.94% 5.02% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 21 26
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £21,700 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (29.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (29.09%) SAP
4 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (21.82%) Degree
5 12 (21.82%) ITIL
5 12 (21.82%) Scrum
6 11 (20.00%) Process Management
6 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (20.00%) Linux
6 11 (20.00%) CSS
6 11 (20.00%) SQL
6 11 (20.00%) HTML
6 11 (20.00%) .NET
6 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (20.00%) Conflict Management
7 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 10 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.36%) CRM
8 9 (16.36%) Web Services
9 8 (14.55%) Functional Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Business Process Mapping
9 8 (14.55%) Selenium
9 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (14.55%) SaaS
9 8 (14.55%) MVC

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 (3.64%) Confluence
1 2 (3.64%) IIS
1 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) SAP CRM
2 3 (5.45%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (14.55%) SaaS
2 3 (5.45%) Force.com
2 3 (5.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) DataStage
4 2 (3.64%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) OLAP
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Selenium
2 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.27%) JIRA
4 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.64%) Grunt
6 1 (1.82%) CocoaPods
General
1 5 (9.09%) Advertising
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Tester
3 9 (16.36%) Automation Tester
3 9 (16.36%) Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) QA Tester
5 5 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) QA Automation Tester
5 5 (9.09%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) SAP Manager
7 3 (5.45%) SAP Security Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) .NET
1 11 (20.00%) CSS
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 9 (16.36%) Web Services
3 7 (12.73%) CSS3
3 7 (12.73%) HTML5
4 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
4 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.91%) jQuery
5 5 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 5 (9.09%) REST
6 4 (7.27%) Ajax
6 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.45%) Node.js
7 3 (5.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (5.45%) SAP PI
8 2 (3.64%) Backbone.js
8 2 (3.64%) React
8 2 (3.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.45%) Replication
4 3 (5.45%) User Experience
5 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.64%) Mobile Games
5 2 (3.64%) Online Games
6 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.82%) iPhone
6 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.64%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (23.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (21.82%) ITIL
4 12 (21.82%) Scrum
5 11 (20.00%) Conflict Management
5 11 (20.00%) Process Management
5 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 9 (16.36%) CRM
7 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.55%) Business Process Mapping
8 8 (14.55%) Functional Testing
8 8 (14.55%) MVC
9 7 (12.73%) OO
9 7 (12.73%) SDLC
9 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
9 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.91%) Load Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) Ruby
4 7 (12.73%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) ABAP
6 3 (5.45%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) Perl
6 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) SAP
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (3.64%) Informatica
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Sun
4 1 (1.82%) Apple
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Home Working, Flexible Hours, Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago