The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 55 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.36% 0.23% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.28% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £31,000 £58,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.00% +80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
396 358 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 71.10% 80.63% 75.27%
Number of salaries quoted 259 297 278
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 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
Tyne and Wear

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 24 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) MSTest
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Facilita Forecast
1 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Pension + Health Care + Flexi Time
Posted: 6 days ago