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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 35 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 22 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.29% 1.62% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 1.80% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 3
Median salary £35,000 £48,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.20% +26.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £35,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £60,000 £45,700
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
342 333 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 82.21% 90.00% 87.53%
Number of salaries quoted 283 303 287
Median salary £36,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 21 January 2017, 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 16 (69.57%) QA
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) Automotive
5 7 (30.43%) Law
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) XML
6 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 6 (26.09%) Selenium
6 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
7 5 (21.74%) System Testing
7 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle HRMS
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (21.74%) CRM
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (21.74%) SDLC
8 4 (17.39%) Brand Awareness
8 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
8 4 (17.39%) User Stories

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 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle HRMS
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle iRecruitment
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Discoverer
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Gatling
4 2 (8.70%) JMeter
4 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
4 2 (8.70%) Xcode
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (39.13%) Automotive
2 7 (30.43%) Law
3 4 (17.39%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) QA Manager
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Manager
2 9 (39.13%) Senior QA Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) E-Business Specialist
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Specialist
3 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) QA Test Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Quality Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Quality Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
2 2 (8.70%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) SDLC
3 5 (21.74%) System Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
4 4 (17.39%) User Stories
4 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago