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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.67% 3.37% 5.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 62.50% 43.18% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 12
Average salary £32,500 £33,465 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.88% -7.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,000 £49,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -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
24 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.87% 7.82% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 34
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,430 £27,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,050 £45,000
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 1 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) REST
3 10 (50.00%) SaaS
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) OO
6 7 (35.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 7 (35.00%) MVC
6 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (30.00%) Selenium
7 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) SOAP
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) Perl
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) UNIX
8 5 (25.00%) SSL
8 5 (25.00%) CRM
8 5 (25.00%) ERP
8 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (25.00%) HTTP
8 5 (25.00%) Flash
8 5 (25.00%) .NET
8 5 (25.00%) Java

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) IIS
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) Moodle
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) SaaS
2 5 (25.00%) Heroku
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
1 5 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (25.00%) JUnit
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (25.00%) TestNG
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) Hudson
2 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) QA Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate
6 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Manual Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) REST
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) SOAP
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) Flash
4 5 (25.00%) Ajax
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Gearman
5 1 (5.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (35.00%) OO
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) CRM
5 5 (25.00%) ERP
5 5 (25.00%) Release Management
5 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Product Management
6 4 (20.00%) Line Management
6 4 (20.00%) Use Case
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 2 (10.00%) OOP
8 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Perl
4 5 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (15.00%) C
7 2 (10.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Blackboard
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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