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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 60 55 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.19% 0.83% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.07% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 23
Average salary £33,000 £28,636 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.23% -11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £28,636 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £28,636 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
380 374 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 75.10% 77.75% 77.94%
Number of salaries quoted 301 333 354
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,636 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Web Development
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Kanban
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Google
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) LINQ
6 3 (27.27%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
1 1 (9.09%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (18.18%) Local Government
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) LINQ
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) W3C
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
1 8 (72.73%) Web Development
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
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