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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 67 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 4 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.69% 2.08% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 2.42% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 3
Average salary £35,577 £62,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.07% +174.72%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +2.56%
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
493 579 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.44% 86.03% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 427 502 353
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,433 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 3 - -
Tyne and Wear +3 1 £35,577 +18.59% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Northgate
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Northgate