Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear 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 Tester
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 106 88
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.086% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.090% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Tyne and Wear median annual salary - - £32,500
North East median annual salary £33,500 £27,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year +22.94% -16.15% -13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 927 1107 951
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.17% 94.70% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 813 934 814
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
North East median annual salary £38,959 £38,625 £38,000
% change year-on-year +0.86% +1.64% +7.04%

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured QA Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester 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 in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for QA Tester in Tyne and Wear