The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
England / North East
Rank 43 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 27 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.08% 1.54% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 1.73% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 7
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,425 £58,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
559 521 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.44% 88.91% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 458 461 497
Median salary £36,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Software Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the North East region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in the North East

Software Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +12 25 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Durham - 2 - -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 18 (64.29%) QA
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) XML
4 9 (32.14%) Automotive
5 7 (25.00%) Law
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) .NET
6 6 (21.43%) Project Management
6 6 (21.43%) Selenium
6 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (17.86%) System Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (17.86%) SDLC
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (17.86%) CRM
7 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
7 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
7 5 (17.86%) HTML
7 5 (17.86%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle HRMS
7 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 5 (17.86%) ISTQB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle HRMS
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Discoverer
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Gatling
4 2 (7.14%) JMeter
4 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 2 (7.14%) Xcode
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (32.14%) Automotive
2 7 (25.00%) Law
3 4 (14.29%) Brand Awareness
4 3 (10.71%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Finance
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) QA Manager
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Manager
2 9 (32.14%) Senior QA Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) E-Business Specialist
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Specialist
3 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.71%) QA Test Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Manager
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Quality Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Quality Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) CSS
4 3 (10.71%) CSS3
4 3 (10.71%) HTML5
4 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) Flash
5 2 (7.14%) JSON
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
2 4 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 2 (7.14%) iPhone
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
2 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 5 (17.86%) CRM
3 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Scrum
3 5 (17.86%) SDLC
3 5 (17.86%) System Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 4 (14.29%) User Stories
4 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.71%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) OOD
5 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) ActionScript
5 2 (7.14%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (64.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Salary starting from £36,750
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago