The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role 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 Tester in their job title 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 Job Titles advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 44 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 13 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.33% 2.70% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.83% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 3
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -48.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
537 424 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 96.41% 95.50% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 361 353 371
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,975
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
Tyne and Wear

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 16 (72.73%) LoadRunner
2 11 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
3 9 (40.91%) Performance Testing
4 8 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 5 (22.73%) Selenium
6 5 (22.73%) ISEB
6 5 (22.73%) Facilita Forecast
7 4 (18.18%) Test Management
7 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.64%) PHP
8 3 (13.64%) MySQL
8 3 (13.64%) CSS
8 3 (13.64%) jQuery
8 3 (13.64%) Firebug
8 3 (13.64%) Fiddler
9 2 (9.09%) VB
9 2 (9.09%) .NET
9 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
10 1 (4.55%) Stress Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
10 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS

Tester
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 that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) LoadRunner
2 11 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (22.73%) Selenium
3 5 (22.73%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (13.64%) Firebug
4 3 (13.64%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Performance Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.55%) Stress Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.64%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
2 8 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) ISEB
5 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
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