The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 53 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.58% 1.66% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.97% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 2
Average salary £52,500 £38,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.15% -4.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,750 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £41,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
329 355 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.81% 84.12% 80.48%
Number of salaries quoted 298 311 213
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,780 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 8 (61.54%) C#
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) Ajax
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Advertising
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Web Development
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) SOLID
5 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) REST
5 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Firebug
3 1 (7.69%) MSTest
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Advertising
2 2 (15.38%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software QA Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Ajax
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) CSS3
3 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
3 4 (30.77%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (15.38%) LINQ
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) WPF
4 2 (15.38%) XHTML
5 1 (7.69%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) SOLID
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Data Management
7 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Presales
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
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Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
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