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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 44 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.03% 1.79% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.96% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -36.84%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
355 358 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 80.14% 91.33% 87.16%
Number of salaries quoted 275 316 375
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,780
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 10 December 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 9 (90.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Automotive
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (40.00%) Augmented Reality
4 4 (40.00%) Brand Awareness
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) V-Model
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (20.00%) Gatling
6 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) Gatling
2 2 (20.00%) JMeter
2 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (50.00%) Automotive
2 4 (40.00%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (20.00%) Law
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) QA Manager
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 5 (50.00%) Senior QA Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Quality Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago