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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 36 53 57
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.13% 2.42% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 2.71% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 8
Median salary £35,000 £33,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -11.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £24,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £47,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 334 369 401
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.30% 89.13% 86.80%
Number of salaries quoted 302 331 341
Median salary £37,062 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,780
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (68.97%) QA
2 14 (48.28%) Automotive
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 8 (27.59%) Oracle
5 8 (27.59%) XML
5 8 (27.59%) Project Management
5 8 (27.59%) Law
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (24.14%) Selenium
6 7 (24.14%) .NET
7 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Java
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (20.69%) CRM
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (20.69%) System Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle HRMS
7 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (17.24%) SDLC
8 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
8 5 (17.24%) C#
9 4 (13.79%) Scrum
9 4 (13.79%) Test Automation

Software Testing
Top Related 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 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle HRMS
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Discoverer
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Selenium
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) Gatling
4 2 (6.90%) JMeter
4 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.90%) Xcode
General
1 14 (48.28%) Automotive
2 8 (27.59%) Law
3 4 (13.79%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) QA Manager
2 11 (37.93%) Senior Manager
2 11 (37.93%) Senior QA Manager
3 6 (20.69%) E-Business Specialist
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Specialist
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) QA Test Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Test Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Quality Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) XML
2 7 (24.14%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) iPad
2 2 (6.90%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Android
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (20.69%) CRM
3 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) System Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
4 5 (17.24%) SDLC
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
5 4 (13.79%) User Stories
5 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (68.97%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) IBM
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 16 days ago