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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 30 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.39% 5.80% 1.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.15% 52.00% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 5
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,200 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
52 50 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.51% 11.16% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 20
Average salary £42,500 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.81% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (44.44%) C#
2 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Scrum
4 11 (30.56%) Java
4 11 (30.56%) Python
5 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
6 9 (25.00%) MVC
7 8 (22.22%) Games
8 7 (19.44%) TickIT
8 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 7 (19.44%) Web Services
8 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
8 7 (19.44%) ISO 9001
8 7 (19.44%) Banking
8 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (19.44%) Selenium
8 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
8 7 (19.44%) PCI DSS
9 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (16.67%) Online Games
9 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Ruby
9 6 (16.67%) OO
9 6 (16.67%) HTML
9 6 (16.67%) CSS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) JUnit
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.33%) InstallShield
3 3 (8.33%) NUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.56%) TestNG
4 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.56%) Hudson
4 2 (5.56%) RSpec
5 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.78%) Firebug
5 1 (2.78%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (22.22%) Games
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
5 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) QA Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Quality Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Software Quality Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Tester
9 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Development Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (19.44%) Web Services
4 6 (16.67%) CSS
4 6 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) REST
5 2 (5.56%) Ajax
5 2 (5.56%) SOAP
5 2 (5.56%) Flash
6 1 (2.78%) XHTML
6 1 (2.78%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) Zend Framework
6 1 (2.78%) jQuery
6 1 (2.78%) Kohana
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.78%) Laravel
6 1 (2.78%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Online Games
2 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Open Source
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (25.00%) MVC
4 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 6 (16.67%) OO
6 5 (13.89%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (11.11%) Validation
7 4 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.33%) TDD
8 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.33%) Web Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) Python
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) Ruby
5 5 (13.89%) Perl
5 5 (13.89%) C++
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) VBScript
6 3 (8.33%) PHP
7 2 (5.56%) PHP5
7 2 (5.56%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) ISO 9001
1 7 (19.44%) TickIT
1 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (19.44%) PCI DSS
2 4 (11.11%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Perforce
2 1 (2.78%) Zend
2 1 (2.78%) Autodesk
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,813 to £39,085 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago