The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - 64 69
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.01% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.06% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
QA Tester
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
512 472 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 95.88% 95.35% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 431 395 453
Median salary £37,900 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) API Testing

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) API Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £32k - 35k per year + 3000 bouns
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago