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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank - - 75
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £23,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
749 746 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.69% 95.76% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 679 643 656
Median salary £37,900 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA