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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 39 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 24 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.66% 1.66% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 1.85% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 5
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +69.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £59,500 £43,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

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
425 379 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.52% 90.02% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 359 340 373
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 22 £35,000 -28.20% 5
Sunderland -4 2 £42,500 +41.66%
Software Testing
North East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 16 (61.54%) QA
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) XML
4 9 (34.62%) Automotive
5 7 (26.92%) Law
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle
6 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) Selenium
6 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (19.23%) System Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (19.23%) SDLC
7 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
7 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle HRMS
7 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
7 5 (19.23%) HTML
7 5 (19.23%) Java
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (19.23%) CRM
7 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle HRMS
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Discoverer
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) Gatling
4 2 (7.69%) JMeter
4 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 2 (7.69%) Xcode
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (34.62%) Automotive
2 7 (26.92%) Law
3 4 (15.38%) Brand Awareness
4 3 (11.54%) Games
5 1 (3.85%) Finance
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) QA Manager
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Manager
2 9 (34.62%) Senior QA Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) E-Business Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.54%) QA Test Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Quality Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Quality Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) XML
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 3 (11.54%) CSS3
4 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 2 (7.69%) Flash
5 2 (7.69%) JSON
5 2 (7.69%) SOAP
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
2 4 (15.38%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (7.69%) iPad
3 2 (7.69%) iPhone
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 5 (19.23%) CRM
3 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) SDLC
3 5 (19.23%) System Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
4 4 (15.38%) User Stories
4 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) OOD
6 2 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
3 4 (15.38%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) ActionScript
5 2 (7.69%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Salary starting from £36,750
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago