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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 82 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.38% 0.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.80%
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
615 551 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 77.46% 75.27% 75.88%
Number of salaries quoted 511 463 476
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,050 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram 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 24 April 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear -8 2 £19,500 -13.33% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) SAP
1 11 (61.11%) Supply Chain Management
1 11 (61.11%) SAP SCM
1 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (61.11%) Coaching
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 4 (22.22%) QA
2 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Image Processing
4 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (61.11%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) SAP Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) QA Tester
4 4 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Supply Chain Management
1 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (61.11%) Coaching
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Image Processing
4 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) SAP