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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 52 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.02% 0.70% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 0.89% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 18
Average salary £38,500 £39,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.14% +22.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £37,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,550 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
332 224 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.84% 78.87% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 288 201 314
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 January 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 27 January 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 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Web Development
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Google
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Web Development
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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