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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.06% 4.04% 3.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.62% 35.56% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 19
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,635 £25,700 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £50,000 £45,000
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
52 45 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.74% 11.36% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 52
Median salary £31,635 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.56% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%

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 9 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 14 (29.17%) Coaching
3 14 (29.17%) SQL
4 13 (27.08%) Scrum
4 13 (27.08%) Refactoring
4 13 (27.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (25.00%) High Availability
5 12 (25.00%) Online Games
5 12 (25.00%) Mobile Games
5 12 (25.00%) Games
5 12 (25.00%) HTML
5 12 (25.00%) Sun
6 11 (22.92%) TDD
7 10 (20.83%) Degree
7 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 10 (20.83%) CSS
7 10 (20.83%) OO
7 10 (20.83%) jQuery
7 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
7 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 8 (16.67%) ITIL
9 8 (16.67%) React
9 8 (16.67%) Front End Development
9 8 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (16.67%) Backbone.js

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 (6.25%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) IaaS
1 2 (4.17%) PaaS
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) Big Data
4 3 (6.25%) OLAP
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Grunt
1 8 (16.67%) Selenium
2 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.33%) Appium
5 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.17%) CruiseControl
6 2 (4.17%) Gatling
6 2 (4.17%) JIRA
6 2 (4.17%) JMeter
6 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.17%) Subversion
6 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.08%) CocoaPods
General
1 12 (25.00%) Games
2 5 (10.42%) Automotive
3 4 (8.33%) Brand Awareness
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Law
4 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 8 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Tester
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) QA Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Senior QA Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Developer in Test
5 4 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) HTML
2 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
2 10 (20.83%) CSS
2 10 (20.83%) jQuery
3 8 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 8 (16.67%) CSS3
3 8 (16.67%) HTML5
3 8 (16.67%) Node.js
3 8 (16.67%) React
4 6 (12.50%) .NET
5 4 (8.33%) SOAP
5 4 (8.33%) XML
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.25%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.25%) WCF
6 3 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Mobile Games
1 12 (25.00%) Online Games
2 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.17%) Tandem
5 2 (4.17%) User Experience
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Android
1 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) AIX
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 14 (29.17%) Coaching
4 13 (27.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (27.08%) Refactoring
4 13 (27.08%) Scrum
5 12 (25.00%) High Availability
6 11 (22.92%) TDD
7 10 (20.83%) OO
7 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 8 (16.67%) Front End Development
9 8 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 8 (16.67%) ITIL
9 8 (16.67%) Kanban
9 8 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (14.58%) BDD
10 7 (14.58%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) ABAP
4 4 (8.33%) C#
4 4 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.58%) ISEB
4 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Sun
2 7 (14.58%) SAP
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.08%) BEA
5 1 (2.08%) Informatica
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
mkodo
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum plus Pension and other benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago