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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 56 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.80% 0.68% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.83% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Median salary £33,750 £33,000 £28,636
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +15.23%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
375 362 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 84.27% 82.65% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 329 272 367
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,232
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 May 2016.

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 May 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Scrum
2 12 (75.00%) QA
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) SDLC
6 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) CSS
6 6 (37.50%) HTML
6 6 (37.50%) jQuery
6 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Selenium
7 5 (31.25%) Web Development
7 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
7 5 (31.25%) Ajax
7 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
7 5 (31.25%) Advertising
7 5 (31.25%) .NET
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 5 (31.25%) Web Services
7 5 (31.25%) MVC
7 5 (31.25%) REST
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (31.25%) SOLID
7 5 (31.25%) Entity Framework

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 (6.25%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) DataStage
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Database Manager
4 2 (12.50%) QA Manager
4 2 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
1 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
2 5 (31.25%) Ajax
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Entity Framework
2 5 (31.25%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) CSS3
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) SOLID
5 5 (31.25%) Web Development
6 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Coaching
7 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
8 2 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (12.50%) Data Management
8 2 (12.50%) ETL
8 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cognizant
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (12.50%) Informatica
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Xamarin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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