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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 36 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.77% 1.47% 1.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 37.50% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 9
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £24,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £68,000
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
63 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.84% 3.93% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 50 16 26
Median salary £38,500 £27,851 £31,733
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.23% -12.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £20,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £46,750
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 24 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (28.33%) SAP
5 15 (25.00%) HTML
5 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (25.00%) CSS
5 15 (25.00%) Scrum
5 15 (25.00%) Degree
6 14 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (23.33%) SQL
7 13 (21.67%) ITIL
7 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (20.00%) Process Management
8 12 (20.00%) Conflict Management
9 11 (18.33%) .NET
9 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
10 10 (16.67%) jQuery
10 10 (16.67%) Coaching
10 10 (16.67%) Linux
10 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 9 (15.00%) Ruby
11 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
11 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.00%) OO
11 9 (15.00%) Business Process Mapping
11 9 (15.00%) Functional Testing
11 9 (15.00%) CSS3
11 9 (15.00%) Selenium

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 2 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) SAP CRM
2 3 (5.00%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) SaaS
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Force.com
4 1 (1.67%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
3 4 (6.67%) Big Data
4 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) OLAP
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.33%) DataStage
5 2 (3.33%) DB2
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Selenium
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.33%) Grunt
2 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.33%) CruiseControl
5 2 (3.33%) JIRA
5 2 (3.33%) Subversion
5 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.67%) Appium
6 1 (1.67%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (10.00%) Games
2 4 (6.67%) Advertising
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Tester
3 10 (16.67%) Consultant
3 10 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) Automation Tester
5 6 (10.00%) CRM Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 6 (10.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
6 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) CSS
1 15 (25.00%) HTML
2 11 (18.33%) .NET
3 10 (16.67%) jQuery
4 9 (15.00%) CSS3
4 9 (15.00%) HTML5
5 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (11.67%) .NET Framework
7 6 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (10.00%) Node.js
7 6 (10.00%) Web Services
8 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.33%) Backbone.js
8 5 (8.33%) React
9 4 (6.67%) REST
9 4 (6.67%) WCF
10 3 (5.00%) Ajax
10 3 (5.00%) SAP PI
10 3 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.00%) Mobile Games
3 6 (10.00%) Online Games
4 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.00%) Replication
5 3 (5.00%) User Experience
6 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.67%) iPhone
7 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Android
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (25.00%) Scrum
4 14 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (21.67%) ITIL
5 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (20.00%) Conflict Management
6 12 (20.00%) Process Management
7 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
8 10 (16.67%) Coaching
8 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 9 (15.00%) Business Process Mapping
9 9 (15.00%) Functional Testing
9 9 (15.00%) OO
9 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
10 8 (13.33%) CRM
10 8 (13.33%) TDD
11 7 (11.67%) MVC
11 7 (11.67%) Refactoring
11 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (23.33%) SQL
3 9 (15.00%) Ruby
4 7 (11.67%) C#
4 7 (11.67%) Java
5 6 (10.00%) ABAP
6 3 (5.00%) Perl
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) SAP
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.00%) Sun
4 3 (5.00%) Informatica
5 2 (3.33%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.33%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.67%) Apple
6 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.67%) BEA
6 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Gamesys
Salary: Competitive + bonus & bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Gamesys
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NHS BSA
Salary: From £31,383 to £41,373 per annum Agenda for Change Pay Bamd 7
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Salary: Competative salary and benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 27 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago