The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 54 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.25% 1.91% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 2.01% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 19
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.72%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Tester
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
455 398 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.79% 95.22% 98.56%
Number of salaries quoted 382 331 382
Median salary £37,626 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Tester
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Tester Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Tester in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 6 (50.00%) QA
4 6 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
5 5 (41.67%) ISEB
5 5 (41.67%) Retail
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (41.67%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (16.67%) SAS
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Ruby
7 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
7 2 (16.67%) V-Model
7 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) SaaS
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) API Testing

Tester Skill Set
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 2 (16.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 2 (16.67%) API Testing
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) V-Model
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Newcastle
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £31,635
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: c
Posted: 24 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago