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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 59 66 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.92% 0.78% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.98% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 19
Average salary £35,250 £28,636 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.09% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £28,636 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £28,636 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
330 407 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 75.51% 78.88% 80.99%
Number of salaries quoted 249 344 320
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,636 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,184 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +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 1 June 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 1 June 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 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 9 (69.23%) .NET
3 9 (69.23%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 9 (69.23%) jQuery
4 8 (61.54%) Web Development
4 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) Kanban
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (46.15%) HTML5
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
7 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 3 (23.08%) LINQ
7 3 (23.08%) Google
7 3 (23.08%) JSON
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) CSS
8 2 (15.38%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) JMeter
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
1 9 (69.23%) jQuery
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (46.15%) HTML5
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
5 3 (23.08%) LINQ
5 3 (23.08%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) W3C
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) CentOS
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 8 (61.54%) Web Development
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) Kanban
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.69%) Open Source
7 1 (7.69%) V-Model
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago