The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 24 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 Analyst
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.30% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £32,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 330 568 500
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 97.63% 94.98% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 293 512 425
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 £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Tyne and Wear

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Tyne and Wear

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, QA Analyst 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Tyne and Wear
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