The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 59 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.90% 2.65% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 3.09% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Test Strategy
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% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Test Strategy
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 Test Strategy within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 10 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 -4 4 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Test Strategy
North East

Test Strategy
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cognizant
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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