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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 62 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.92% 1.72% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.83% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 13
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.05%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
511 383 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.28% 93.87% 98.24%
Number of salaries quoted 446 319 368
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 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 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
3 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
4 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
5 6 (54.55%) QA
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Retail
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
6 5 (45.45%) Java
6 5 (45.45%) ISEB
6 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (45.45%) SDLC
7 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
8 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
8 3 (27.27%) Scrum
9 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (18.18%) SQL
9 2 (18.18%) Linux
9 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (18.18%) Ruby
9 2 (18.18%) V-Model
9 2 (18.18%) Test Automation

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) API Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Coaching
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) V-Model
7 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Accenture
Salary: £26,100 to £42,700 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 3 days ago