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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 57 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 10 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.20% 2.44% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.58% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 6
Median salary £30,000 £26,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -33.75%
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
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
441 466 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.14% 94.72% 99.20%
Number of salaries quoted 395 383 444
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
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 3 May 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 14 (87.50%) QA
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Selenium
4 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
6 6 (37.50%) Load Testing
6 6 (37.50%) V-Model
6 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Scrum
7 5 (31.25%) Ruby
7 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
7 5 (31.25%) API Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
7 5 (31.25%) SaaS
8 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Coaching
10 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 2 (12.50%) ISEB
11 1 (6.25%) C#
11 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 1 (6.25%) .NET
11 1 (6.25%) SQL Server

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 5 (31.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 6 (37.50%) Load Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) V-Model
5 5 (31.25%) API Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Coaching
8 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (6.25%) QA Automation
9 1 (6.25%) Time Management
9 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Ruby
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,500 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago