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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 71 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.74% - 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% - 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £36,250 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
428 472 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 79.11% 72.62% 80.57%
Number of salaries quoted 346 366 353
Average salary £37,500 £37,050 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% -7.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram 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 29 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £35,000 -
Gateshead - 1 £42,500 - 2
Manual Testing
North East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Tester
3 2 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago