The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 64 62
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.71% 0.20% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.23% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £30,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.45% +57.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 250 428 366
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.65% 83.59% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 217 375 288
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Manual 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Chemistry
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) C#

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Chemistry
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA