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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.62% 1.14% 2.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.14% 13.16% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 12
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £29,318
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +36.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £48,000 £37,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
43 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.66% 8.68% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 29
Median salary £44,000 £35,000 £28,636
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £23,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £70,000 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 27 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) .NET
2 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
3 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
4 18 (32.14%) C#
4 18 (32.14%) Web Services
4 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (28.57%) SaaS
5 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 16 (28.57%) MVC
6 15 (26.79%) REST
7 13 (23.21%) Waterfall
7 13 (23.21%) CRM
7 13 (23.21%) Finance
7 13 (23.21%) JIRA
8 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 12 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
9 11 (19.64%) ERP
9 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
9 11 (19.64%) SQL
9 11 (19.64%) Use Case
9 11 (19.64%) Scrum
9 11 (19.64%) Heroku
9 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
10 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration

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 10 (17.86%) IIS
1 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (28.57%) SaaS
3 11 (19.64%) Heroku
4 3 (5.36%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) HTTP
1 10 (17.86%) SSL
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) DataStage
3 2 (3.57%) DB2
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (23.21%) JIRA
3 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
3 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
4 8 (14.29%) Selenium
5 5 (8.93%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Advertising
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Tester
2 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Automation Tester
4 8 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 7 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) QA Automation Tester
7 5 (8.93%) Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Cloud Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Lead C# Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Lead Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Lead Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Principal Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) .NET
2 18 (32.14%) Web Services
3 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 15 (26.79%) REST
5 9 (16.07%) CSS
5 9 (16.07%) HTML
6 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 6 (10.71%) Ajax
7 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (10.71%) Entity Framework
7 6 (10.71%) jQuery
8 5 (8.93%) CSS3
8 5 (8.93%) HTML5
9 3 (5.36%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (5.36%) SAP PI
10 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.79%) COM
10 1 (1.79%) RESTful
10 1 (1.79%) SOAP
10 1 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.93%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) Replication
5 3 (5.36%) User Experience
6 2 (3.57%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.79%) iPhone
7 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) MVC
3 13 (23.21%) CRM
3 13 (23.21%) Waterfall
4 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 12 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 11 (19.64%) ERP
5 11 (19.64%) Scrum
5 11 (19.64%) Use Case
6 10 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
6 10 (17.86%) Release Management
6 10 (17.86%) SDLC
6 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Product Management
7 9 (16.07%) Project Management
8 8 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Line Management
9 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
2 18 (32.14%) C#
3 11 (19.64%) SQL
4 8 (14.29%) Ruby
5 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.36%) Perl
6 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) ABAP
7 2 (3.57%) C
7 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.93%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.57%) IBM
3 2 (3.57%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (3.57%) Informatica
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
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