The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North East region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 72 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.14% 0.54% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.55% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -19.44%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
677 723 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.62% 97.05% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 544 635 642
Median salary £37,000 £35,184 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.16% +0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 1 £35,000 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 4 (66.67%) Appium
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile First
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) Refactoring
3 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Android
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (66.67%) OOP
3 4 (66.67%) Sun
3 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Games
3 4 (66.67%) Games
3 4 (66.67%) Online Games
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Appium
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Games
1 4 (66.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile First
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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