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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 81 79 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.37% 1.28% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.49% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 9
Median salary £33,750 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £30,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £43,500 £37,640
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
683 670 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.27% 85.57% 75.61%
Number of salaries quoted 592 553 456
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,308 £57,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -14 3 £33,750 -10.00% 3
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) QA
3 10 (45.45%) Scrum
3 10 (45.45%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) .NET
4 8 (36.36%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) Ajax
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (27.27%) Entity Framework
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 5 (22.73%) Data Management
7 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) Selenium
7 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 4 (18.18%) Service Design
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
8 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) Finance

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 (4.55%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) DataStage
3 2 (9.09%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (22.73%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Test Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Tester
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 4 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) SAP Manager
5 3 (13.64%) SAP Test Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Data Manager
6 2 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) Ajax
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 6 (27.27%) Entity Framework
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
7 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
7 2 (9.09%) LINQ
7 2 (9.09%) REST
7 2 (9.09%) SOAP
7 2 (9.09%) WCF
8 1 (4.55%) CSS3
8 1 (4.55%) HTML5
8 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) MVC
4 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Data Management
6 4 (18.18%) Service Design
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Coaching
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (13.64%) People Management
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) Web Development
8 2 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Cognizant
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (9.09%) Informatica
5 1 (4.55%) Xamarin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £38,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago