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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 55 52 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 2 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.87% 0.53% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 0.69% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 25
Average salary £38,000 £28,636 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.70% -11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £28,636 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £28,636 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £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
369 288 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 76.72% 77.01% 79.77%
Number of salaries quoted 315 259 367
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,636 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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 31 March 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Kanban
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (20.00%) LINQ
6 2 (20.00%) Google
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) UNIX
7 1 (10.00%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) LINQ
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) W3C
1 1 (10.00%) DTV
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Kanban
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £27,500 to £34,000 per annum
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