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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.31% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
635 483 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 97.54% 96.41% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 437 411 442
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014. 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 - 2 £45,000 - 2
QA Engineer
North East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) TickIT
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Firebug
4 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) HTML

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Firebug
2 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) TickIT
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
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Salary: £22.5k + bonus + VG Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago