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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 54 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.01% 0.54% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.71% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £31,601 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.59% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,210 £29,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £39,400 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
331 423 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.59% 76.22% 80.41%
Number of salaries quoted 275 279 299
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (22.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Redis
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) Regular Expression
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) W3C
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Google
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago