The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North East region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
England / North East
Rank 67 69 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.64% 0.98% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.01% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Median salary £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +14.75%

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
598 597 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.99% 97.39% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 540 511 592
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

QA Tester
Salary Trend in the North East

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in the North East

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the North East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in the North East

QA Tester
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 Tester within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Tyne and Wear +4 2 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Durham - 2 £33,500 - 1
QA Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) Service Design
6 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) XML

QA Tester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) RSpec
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Design
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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