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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 50 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 18 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.67% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 0.75% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,100 £46,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £56,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
364 400 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 74.13% 78.59% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 282 350 323
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,636 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,300 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) jQuery
2 18 (58.06%) C#
2 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (58.06%) CSS
2 18 (58.06%) ITIL
2 18 (58.06%) PRINCE2
2 18 (58.06%) MS Excel
2 18 (58.06%) Project Management
2 18 (58.06%) Process Management
2 18 (58.06%) Time Management
2 18 (58.06%) Waterfall
2 18 (58.06%) Analytics
2 18 (58.06%) PMBOK
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (45.16%) VB
3 14 (45.16%) WPF
3 14 (45.16%) VB6
4 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 12 (38.71%) Relational Database
5 11 (35.48%) Retail
6 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
6 9 (29.03%) Degree
6 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
7 7 (22.58%) TSYS
7 7 (22.58%) Test Planning
7 7 (22.58%) Test Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 18 (58.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) ATM
1 7 (22.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) Relational Database
3 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
4 5 (16.13%) MySQL
General
1 11 (35.48%) Retail
2 7 (22.58%) Retail Banking
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) German Language
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) AWS Developer
4 7 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
4 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Graduate
7 3 (9.68%) WPF Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
8 2 (6.45%) Test Coordinator
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) CSS
1 18 (58.06%) HTML
1 18 (58.06%) .NET
1 18 (58.06%) jQuery
2 14 (45.16%) WPF
3 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
4 5 (16.13%) LINQ
4 5 (16.13%) Classic ASP
4 5 (16.13%) Ajax
4 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
4 5 (16.13%) JSON
4 5 (16.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Online Banking
2 6 (19.35%) IVR
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) ITIL
2 18 (58.06%) PRINCE2
2 18 (58.06%) Project Management
2 18 (58.06%) Process Management
2 18 (58.06%) Time Management
2 18 (58.06%) Waterfall
2 18 (58.06%) Analytics
3 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
4 7 (22.58%) Test Planning
4 7 (22.58%) Test Management
5 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement
5 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.13%) MVC
6 5 (16.13%) MVVM
7 4 (12.90%) Workflow
7 4 (12.90%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
7 4 (12.90%) Logistics
7 4 (12.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C#
1 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) VB
2 14 (45.16%) VB6
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) TypeScript
4 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (58.06%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) TSYS
3 4 (12.90%) Cognizant
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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