The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 61 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.22% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  

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 434 479 553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 95.38% 96.57% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 398 419 470
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer 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 in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for QA Engineer 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 1 £40,000 +45.45%
QA Engineer
North East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) WCAG
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

QA Engineer 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WCAG
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago