The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 57 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.23% 0.80% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.89% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 12
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%

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
349 337 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 80.97% 89.63% 86.49%
Number of salaries quoted 284 304 301
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £28,000
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%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Strategy
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Test Strategy
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 (100.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA