Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 - 82
Rank change year-on-year - +82 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.54% - 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% - 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £31,250 - £35,000
10th Percentile £26,250 - £30,792
90th Percentile £37,200 - £37,400
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 - £38,000

Test Strategy 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 636 838 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 85.60% 83.55% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 547 686 618
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,650 £26,750 £24,925
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,125 £58,935
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI

Test Strategy
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Planning
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA