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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 51 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.62% 1.60% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.62% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 18
Median salary £27,500 £30,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.56% -12.14%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
412 371 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 95.59% 98.67% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 346 325 322
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,232
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017, 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Automotive
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (25.00%) SAS
5 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (16.67%) Gatling
6 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Performance 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 3 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) Gatling
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
4 1 (8.33%) JBehave
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) QADirector
4 1 (8.33%) QARun
General
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) V-Model
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
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