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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
England / North East
Rank 52 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.05% 1.63% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 1.81% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 13
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £28,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,975 £58,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
542 552 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 87.00% 90.05% 87.75%
Number of salaries quoted 486 476 558
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,158
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,215 £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
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 25 February 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 +17 19 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 19 (63.33%) QA
2 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Automotive
4 10 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (30.00%) XML
6 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle
6 7 (23.33%) Law
6 7 (23.33%) Selenium
7 6 (20.00%) Java
7 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (16.67%) System Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (16.67%) SDLC
8 5 (16.67%) CRM
8 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (16.67%) C#
8 5 (16.67%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle iRecruitment

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 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Selenium
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.67%) Gatling
4 2 (6.67%) JMeter
4 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.67%) Xcode
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (36.67%) Automotive
2 7 (23.33%) Law
3 4 (13.33%) Brand Awareness
4 3 (10.00%) Games
5 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) QA Manager
1 11 (36.67%) Senior Manager
1 11 (36.67%) Senior QA Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) E-Business Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) QA Test Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Test Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Manager
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) XML
2 7 (23.33%) .NET
3 5 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) CSS3
4 3 (10.00%) HTML5
4 3 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) Flash
5 2 (6.67%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (13.33%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (6.67%) iPad
3 2 (6.67%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (16.67%) CRM
4 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 5 (16.67%) SDLC
4 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (16.67%) System Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 4 (13.33%) User Stories
5 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.00%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) OOD
6 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) ActionScript
5 2 (6.67%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (63.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
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