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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 54 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.05% 1.67% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.84% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 1
Median salary £35,000 £31,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -34.21%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
432 435 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 80.45% 90.81% 87.16%
Number of salaries quoted 335 385 466
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,780
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 2 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 2 December 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 +5 8 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Sunderland +6 3 £42,500 +23.18% 1
Software Testing
North East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (33.33%) Automotive
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (33.33%) Brand Awareness
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Games
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) OOD
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) Law
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) JMeter
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (16.67%) ActionScript

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) Gatling
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
2 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (33.33%) Automotive
1 4 (33.33%) Brand Awareness
2 3 (25.00%) Games
3 2 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) QA Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Senior QA Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Quality Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) CSS3
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) Flash
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) OOD
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) V-Model
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) ActionScript
2 2 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
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Posted: 2 days ago
Tyneside
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Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 17 days ago