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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 37 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.80% 2.34% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.67% 2.61% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 8
Median salary £35,000 £48,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.20% +28.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £30,375 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,975 £59,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
335 345 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 84.60% 89.61% 86.50%
Number of salaries quoted 301 309 334
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £28,780
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 17 (68.00%) QA
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Automotive
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) .NET
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle
5 7 (28.00%) XML
5 7 (28.00%) Law
5 7 (28.00%) Selenium
6 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (24.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) C#
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (20.00%) CRM
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) System Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle HRMS
7 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (20.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) Brand Awareness
8 4 (16.00%) Test Planning

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) Gatling
4 2 (8.00%) JMeter
4 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.00%) Xcode
General
1 11 (44.00%) Automotive
2 7 (28.00%) Law
3 4 (16.00%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) QA Manager
1 11 (44.00%) Senior Manager
1 11 (44.00%) Senior QA Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) E-Business Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) QA Test Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
1 7 (28.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) iPad
2 2 (8.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.00%) CRM
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (20.00%) System Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (16.00%) User Stories
4 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) IBM
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