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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 67 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.18% 1.98% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 2.27% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 7
Median salary £40,000 £34,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -5.47%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
462 440 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 84.62% 87.30% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 390 370 392
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,580 £60,000 £52,500
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
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 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 1 £40,000 +30.28% 2
Software Testing
North East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) DB2
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Cognizant
5 2 (25.00%) Informatica
5 2 (25.00%) DataStage
5 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) DataStage
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) QA Manager
1 3 (37.50%) QA Test Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Data Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Database Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
1 3 (37.50%) Ajax
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SOLID
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Cognizant
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: c
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago