Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 83 83
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne - 0.50% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.53% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary - £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.77% -27.78%
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -23.53% +30.77% -27.78%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 720 940 790
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 94.00% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 620 788 675
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £38,730 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.18% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,925 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,550
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.27% +5.33% +7.14%

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured QA Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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