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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 36 28 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.04% 8.33% 1.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.26% 58.49% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 5
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £31,350 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
38 53 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.11% 14.25% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 28
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,750 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 22 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 12 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
5 10 (27.78%) Java
6 9 (25.00%) Automotive
6 9 (25.00%) Scrum
6 9 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Coaching
7 8 (22.22%) Selenium
8 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
8 7 (19.44%) TDD
8 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
8 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (16.67%) Process Improvement
9 6 (16.67%) BDD
9 6 (16.67%) High Availability
9 6 (16.67%) Online Games
9 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (16.67%) Mobile Games
9 6 (16.67%) Games
9 6 (16.67%) Refactoring
9 6 (16.67%) .NET
9 6 (16.67%) Sun
10 5 (13.89%) HTML
10 5 (13.89%) Project Management
10 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Android
10 5 (13.89%) Cucumber

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 3 (8.33%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) IaaS
1 2 (5.56%) PaaS
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Selenium
2 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) Appium
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Grunt
4 2 (5.56%) Gatling
4 2 (5.56%) JMeter
4 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.56%) Xcode
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (25.00%) Automotive
2 6 (16.67%) Games
3 4 (11.11%) Brand Awareness
4 3 (8.33%) Law
4 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.56%) Finance
5 2 (5.56%) Legal
6 1 (2.78%) Advertising
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) QA Manager
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 9 (25.00%) Senior QA Manager
3 8 (22.22%) Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Developer in Test
6 3 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
3 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.33%) Backbone.js
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) CSS3
4 3 (8.33%) HTML5
4 3 (8.33%) jQuery
4 3 (8.33%) Node.js
4 3 (8.33%) React
4 3 (8.33%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (5.56%) SOAP
5 2 (5.56%) WPF
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mobile Games
1 6 (16.67%) Online Games
2 4 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.56%) iPad
4 2 (5.56%) iPhone
4 2 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.56%) Tandem
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Android
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) AIX
4 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
4 9 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 8 (22.22%) Coaching
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (19.44%) TDD
6 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
7 6 (16.67%) BDD
7 6 (16.67%) High Availability
7 6 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 6 (16.67%) Refactoring
7 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Project Management
8 5 (13.89%) SDLC
8 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (8.33%) ISEB
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Sun
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £34,305 to £37,563 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £37,911 to £41,502 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Icore Tech
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago