The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 74 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.27% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £24,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
QA Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
693 553 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.41% 97.36% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 578 431 583
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £21,651
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the North East region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in the North East

QA Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Teesside - 2 £24,000 - 1
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East region that cited QA Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (81.82%) PCI DSS
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) ISO 9001
2 9 (81.82%) TickIT
2 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 7 (63.64%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (63.64%) Mobile Payment
3 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
3 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 7 (63.64%) Mobile Commerce
3 7 (63.64%) C++
3 7 (63.64%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) Perforce
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (18.18%) Redmine
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East region that cited QA Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Redmine
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile Banking
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (81.82%) PCI DSS
2 9 (81.82%) ISO 9001
2 9 (81.82%) TickIT
2 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Perforce
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