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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 74 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.49% 1.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £55,000 £36,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+51.72% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
508 443 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 83.69% 83.90% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 447 363 378
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 2 July 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 -8 3 £55,000 +51.72%
Test Strategy
North East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Cognizant
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (28.57%) Informatica
3 2 (28.57%) DataStage
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

Test Strategy
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DataStage
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) QA Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Database Manager
2 2 (28.57%) QA Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) IVR
2 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cognizant
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) TSYS