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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 77 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.38% 0.16% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.19% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £27,500 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
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
659 513 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 82.69% 82.21% 72.66%
Number of salaries quoted 524 448 407
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,730 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 -17 2 £26,750 -2.72% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SAP SCM
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SCM
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
North East, UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per annum + car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago