The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 59 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.10% 3.53% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 3.65% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 10
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -11.29%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
532 602 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 97.44% 96.63% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 473 522 429
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Tester
North East

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Tester
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Tester Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Tester
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Tester
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 Tester within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 6 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Tester
North East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Firebug
4 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Firebug
3 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Newcastle upon Tyne
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