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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 63 58
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.71% 0.99% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.18% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Median salary £26,500 £33,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.48% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £33,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £44,750 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +2.14% -3.44%  

Software 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 247 424 362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.59% 83.63% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 212 370 285
Median salary £40,000 £37,900 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.54% +1.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 10 (55.56%) QA
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Automotive
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) CRM
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) Law
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle HRMS
5 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (22.22%) Selenium
5 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 4 (22.22%) System Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle HRMS
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 2 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 7 (38.89%) Automotive
2 4 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) QA Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) E-Business Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) QA Test Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Senior QA Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) iPad
1 2 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (22.22%) System Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
Newcastle upon Tyne
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + generous package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary plus benefits & b
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago