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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 81 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.12% 1.31% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 1.51% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 10
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -8.21%
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
681 661 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.91% 86.63% 79.64%
Number of salaries quoted 598 554 470
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,150 £55,000
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
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 30 August 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 -13 1 £40,000 +19.40%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) QA
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
4 5 (29.41%) Data Management
4 5 (29.41%) Ajax
4 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
5 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Service Design
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
6 3 (17.65%) People Management
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance 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 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) DataStage
3 2 (11.76%) DB2
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Test Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) QA Manager
4 3 (17.65%) QA Test Manager
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Manager
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Test Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Database Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) Ajax
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
3 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) LINQ
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) WPF
6 1 (5.88%) XHTML
6 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) People Management
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Service Design
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Cognizant
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
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