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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 62 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.77% 2.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 2.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.14%
Test Strategy
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
430 360 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.01% 84.91% 76.58%
Number of salaries quoted 374 283 327
Median salary £37,900 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Cognizant
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (25.00%) Informatica
3 2 (25.00%) DataStage
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DataStage
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) QA Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Database Manager
2 2 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) Online Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cognizant
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) TSYS