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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 64 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.28% 0.83% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.02% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 4
Median salary £36,000 £31,500 £28,636
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
England

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
604 590 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 86.16% 81.72% 78.15%
Number of salaries quoted 529 476 501
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,232
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 12 £34,875 +5.68% 1
Durham +5 3 £70,000 - 1
Northumberland +2 1 £32,500 +71.05%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) QA
3 14 (51.85%) C#
4 12 (44.44%) .NET
4 12 (44.44%) MVC
4 12 (44.44%) Scrum
5 11 (40.74%) Ajax
5 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
6 10 (37.04%) SQL
6 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
6 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 9 (33.33%) jQuery
7 9 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 9 (33.33%) HTML
7 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) SDLC
8 7 (25.93%) Web Development
9 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) CSS
9 6 (22.22%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
10 5 (18.52%) Advertising
10 5 (18.52%) Data Management
10 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
10 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing

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 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) DataStage
3 2 (7.41%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (18.52%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Advertising
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Test Manager
5 5 (18.52%) Tester
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Automation Tester
6 4 (14.81%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) SAP Manager
7 3 (11.11%) SAP Test Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Database Manager
8 2 (7.41%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) Ajax
2 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 9 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
4 9 (33.33%) jQuery
5 6 (22.22%) CSS
5 6 (22.22%) Web Services
6 5 (18.52%) REST
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (14.81%) CSS3
7 4 (14.81%) HTML5
8 3 (11.11%) LINQ
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
9 2 (7.41%) SOAP
9 2 (7.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) MVC
2 12 (44.44%) Scrum
3 7 (25.93%) SDLC
3 7 (25.93%) Web Development
4 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Data Management
5 5 (18.52%) SOLID
6 4 (14.81%) Service Design
6 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (11.11%) People Management
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Cognizant
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (7.41%) Informatica
5 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
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