The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 76 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.18% - 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
QA Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
526 579 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 96.51% 95.54% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 466 484 490
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,678
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

QA Engineer
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £27,500 -
QA Engineer
North East

QA Engineer
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 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
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

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