The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 56 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.58% 1.89% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.21% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 3
Average salary £52,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £24,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £47,500 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software 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
388 453 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.78% 85.63% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 349 404 235
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Software 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 Software Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 12 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 6 £52,500 +38.15% 3
Sunderland +9 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Software Testing
North East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Ajax
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (43.75%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) Web Development
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) SOLID
6 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (25.00%) LINQ
6 4 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (25.00%) REST
6 4 (25.00%) CSS3
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Firebug
3 1 (6.25%) MSTest
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Web Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Web Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) Ajax
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) jQuery
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) CSS3
4 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) LINQ
4 4 (25.00%) REST
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) WCF
5 3 (18.75%) WPF
5 3 (18.75%) XHTML
6 1 (6.25%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 5 (31.25%) Web Development
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) SOLID
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Data Management
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
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Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago