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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 55 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.53% - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% - 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,075 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -4.44%
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
424 352 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 75.58% 79.28% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 274 289 273
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) MSTest
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £32,000 to £39,000 per annum Pension + Healthcare + Living Costs
Posted: 5 days ago