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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.97% 1.41% 2.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 11.86% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 11
Average salary £40,500 £80,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.37% +166.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £80,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
54 59 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.95% 11.90% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 49 54 27
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £24,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 April 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) .NET
2 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
3 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
3 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
4 19 (33.33%) C#
4 19 (33.33%) Web Services
4 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (31.58%) SaaS
5 18 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (29.82%) ASP.NET
6 17 (29.82%) MVC
7 16 (28.07%) REST
8 15 (26.32%) Waterfall
8 15 (26.32%) CRM
8 15 (26.32%) JIRA
9 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
9 14 (24.56%) Finance
10 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
10 13 (22.81%) ERP
10 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio
10 13 (22.81%) Use Case
10 13 (22.81%) Heroku
10 13 (22.81%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
11 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (21.05%) Multithreading
11 12 (21.05%) Release Management
11 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (21.05%) IIS
1 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (31.58%) SaaS
3 13 (22.81%) Heroku
4 3 (5.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) HTTP
1 12 (21.05%) SSL
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) DataStage
3 2 (3.51%) DB2
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (26.32%) JIRA
3 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio
4 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 7 (12.28%) Selenium
6 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Developer
1 14 (24.56%) Tester
2 12 (21.05%) Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Automation Tester
3 10 (17.54%) QA Tester
4 7 (12.28%) QA Automation Tester
4 7 (12.28%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Cloud Software Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Lead C# Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Lead Software Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Principal Developer
6 4 (7.02%) QA Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (40.35%) .NET
2 19 (33.33%) Web Services
3 17 (29.82%) ASP.NET
4 16 (28.07%) REST
5 8 (14.04%) CSS
5 8 (14.04%) HTML
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 5 (8.77%) Ajax
7 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (8.77%) CSS3
7 5 (8.77%) Entity Framework
7 5 (8.77%) HTML5
7 5 (8.77%) jQuery
8 3 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (3.51%) SAP PI
10 1 (1.75%) COM
10 1 (1.75%) RESTful
10 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.02%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) Replication
5 3 (5.26%) User Experience
6 2 (3.51%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.75%) iPhone
7 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) MVC
3 15 (26.32%) CRM
3 15 (26.32%) Waterfall
4 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
5 13 (22.81%) ERP
5 13 (22.81%) Use Case
6 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (21.05%) Multithreading
6 12 (21.05%) Release Management
6 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 11 (19.30%) Product Management
7 11 (19.30%) Project Management
7 11 (19.30%) SDLC
8 10 (17.54%) Line Management
8 10 (17.54%) Scrum
8 10 (17.54%) Software Testing
9 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (14.04%) Functional Testing
10 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
2 19 (33.33%) C#
3 10 (17.54%) SQL
4 8 (14.04%) Ruby
5 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.26%) C
6 3 (5.26%) Perl
6 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.26%) Python
6 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.51%) ABAP
8 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
1 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) SAP
3 2 (3.51%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.51%) IBM
3 2 (3.51%) Informatica
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Apple
4 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,500 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mccabe & Barton
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum circa £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Death in Service, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Volaris Exec
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £31,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago