The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank - 68 58
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 0 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.46% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.56% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 12
Average salary - £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
System 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
677 539 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.27% 82.67% 71.62%
Number of salaries quoted 495 465 451
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

System Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

System Testing Salary Trend in the North East

System Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) Workflow
1 5 (83.33%) Asset Management
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (83.33%) Use Case
1 5 (83.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Python

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Workflow
1 5 (83.33%) Asset Management
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Use Case
1 5 (83.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago