The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Engineer
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.41% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 276 473 404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.53% 94.41% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 240 425 343
Median salary £37,500 £36,384 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.06% +3.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,632 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, QA Engineer 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) CircleCI
5 1 (20.00%) Appium
5 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (20.00%) SDET
5 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (40.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) CircleCI
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Appium
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (20.00%) RSpec
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (20.00%) SDET
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary plus benefits & b
Posted: 12 days ago