Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 85 79
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.54% 0.50% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.60% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 10
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £30,351
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% +15.32% -21.17%
10th Percentile £22,750 £32,350 £27,075
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,750 £39,325
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -10.96%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 615 834 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 85.89% 83.57% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 527 684 623
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,750 £25,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,094 £58,750
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team
4 4 (36.36%) Swim Lanes
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) UML
4 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
4 4 (36.36%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Presales
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) ERP
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment

Software 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Software Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Product Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Black-Box Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
2 4 (36.36%) Swim Lanes
2 4 (36.36%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Email Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Presales
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft