The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 61 39
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.00% 3.15% 5.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.70% 44.44% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 33
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
QA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
86 54 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 12.29% 7.10% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 65 45 62
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,450
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

QA
Salary Trend in the North East

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

QA Salary Trend in the North East

QA
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in the North East

QA
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 within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Tyne and Wear +5 26 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Durham +18 9 £60,000 +4.34% 1
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for QA.

1 57 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.74%) Continuous Improvement
3 30 (37.04%) SAP
4 25 (30.86%) Degree
5 24 (29.63%) ITIL
6 23 (28.40%) Root Cause Analysis
7 22 (27.16%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (24.69%) Conflict Management
8 20 (24.69%) Process Management
9 19 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (20.99%) Java
11 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 15 (18.52%) HTML
11 15 (18.52%) CSS
11 15 (18.52%) Test Automation
12 13 (16.05%) Quality Management
12 13 (16.05%) Scrum
12 13 (16.05%) SQL
12 13 (16.05%) Refactoring
12 13 (16.05%) Coaching
12 13 (16.05%) Performance Metrics
13 12 (14.81%) People Management
13 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
13 12 (14.81%) Online Games
13 12 (14.81%) HTML5
13 12 (14.81%) High Availability
13 12 (14.81%) CSS3
13 12 (14.81%) OO
13 12 (14.81%) Sun
13 12 (14.81%) Mobile Games

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.70%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.47%) SAS
3 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) SAP CRM
2 3 (3.70%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.94%) Big Data
3 4 (4.94%) MySQL
4 3 (3.70%) OLAP
4 3 (3.70%) SAP BW
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.47%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.23%) DataStage
6 1 (1.23%) DB2
6 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.11%) Selenium
3 8 (9.88%) Grunt
4 4 (4.94%) Appium
4 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.47%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.47%) JIRA
6 2 (2.47%) Subversion
6 2 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.23%) CocoaPods
7 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (14.81%) Games
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) Consultant
2 14 (17.28%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (12.35%) Tester
4 9 (11.11%) Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (9.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (9.88%) SAP Developer
6 7 (8.64%) UI Developer
6 7 (8.64%) UI/UX Developer
6 7 (8.64%) UX Developer
7 6 (7.41%) CRM Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) Functional Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 5 (6.17%) QA Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) SAP Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) CSS
1 15 (18.52%) HTML
2 12 (14.81%) CSS3
2 12 (14.81%) HTML5
3 11 (13.58%) AngularJS
3 11 (13.58%) jQuery
3 11 (13.58%) Node.js
4 8 (9.88%) Backbone.js
4 8 (9.88%) React
5 5 (6.17%) .NET
5 5 (6.17%) REST
5 5 (6.17%) SAP PI
5 5 (6.17%) Web Services
6 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.94%) Entity Framework
6 4 (4.94%) SOAP
6 4 (4.94%) WCF
7 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.70%) JSON
7 3 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.05%) Performance Metrics
3 12 (14.81%) Mobile Games
3 12 (14.81%) Online Games
4 8 (9.88%) User Experience
5 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Android
2 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.47%) Unix
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.74%) Continuous Improvement
3 24 (29.63%) ITIL
4 23 (28.40%) Root Cause Analysis
5 20 (24.69%) Conflict Management
5 20 (24.69%) Process Management
6 19 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 13 (16.05%) Coaching
8 13 (16.05%) Quality Management
8 13 (16.05%) Refactoring
8 13 (16.05%) Scrum
9 12 (14.81%) High Availability
9 12 (14.81%) OO
9 12 (14.81%) People Management
9 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 12 (14.81%) TDD
10 11 (13.58%) Business Process Mapping
11 10 (12.35%) Functional Testing
12 9 (11.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) Java
2 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.05%) SQL
4 7 (8.64%) ABAP
5 6 (7.41%) Ruby
6 5 (6.17%) C#
7 4 (4.94%) PHP
8 2 (2.47%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) ISEB
3 7 (8.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.23%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.23%) HND
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) MBA
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) SAP
2 12 (14.81%) Sun
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.47%) Informatica
5 1 (1.23%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.23%) BEA
5 1 (1.23%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) Progress
5 1 (1.23%) Xamarin
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