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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 64 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.56% 1.47% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.78% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Median salary £33,750 £34,101 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.02% -7.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £42,750 £39,400
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
453 337 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 85.15% 82.80% 75.09%
Number of salaries quoted 382 272 282
Median salary £37,900 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) QA
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
6 5 (38.46%) Selenium
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) C#
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
8 3 (23.08%) SDLC
8 3 (23.08%) Coaching
8 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) CSS
8 3 (23.08%) HTML
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 2 (15.38%) Java
9 2 (15.38%) DB2
9 2 (15.38%) .NET
9 2 (15.38%) Oracle
9 2 (15.38%) SOAP
9 2 (15.38%) Web Services

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) DataStage
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Test Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Tester
4 4 (30.77%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Automation Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Data Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Database Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) QA Manager
5 2 (15.38%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) SOLID
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cognizant
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Xamarin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 26 days ago