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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 58 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.42% - 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% - 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 8
Average salary £35,250 - £26,750
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 - £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
338 384 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 79.72% 70.72% 82.24%
Number of salaries quoted 274 283 291
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (60.00%) C#
4 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 9 (60.00%) MVC
4 9 (60.00%) jQuery
5 8 (53.33%) Web Development
5 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (40.00%) Kanban
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (40.00%) HTML5
6 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
7 4 (26.67%) Entity Framework
8 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (20.00%) SDLC
8 3 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (20.00%) JSON
8 3 (20.00%) LINQ
8 3 (20.00%) Google

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
General
1 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) jQuery
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (26.67%) Entity Framework
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
5 3 (20.00%) LINQ
6 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
7 1 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) MVC
3 8 (53.33%) Web Development
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (40.00%) Kanban
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.67%) V-Model
8 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
HMRC
Salary: £28,780 - £32,622
Posted: 3 days ago