The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 75 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.45% 1.41% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.70% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £27,500 £23,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -12.96%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Manual Testing
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
555 412 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 83.33% 82.90% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 435 371 318
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,646 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,730 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Tyne and Wear region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 3 £27,500 +17.02% 1
North Shields - 2 £27,500 -
South Shields - 2 £27,500 -
Gateshead - 2 £27,500 -
Manual Testing
North East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) TestNG
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Flash
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) TestNG
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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