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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
802 638 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.51% 96.52% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 573 537 669
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Firebug
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Firebug
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35, 000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago