Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England > North East
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 98 112
Rank change year-on-year -19 +14 -9
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 5 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.29% 0.67% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.79% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,375 £35,577
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.01% -0.57% -43.08%
10th Percentile £35,000 £25,775 £34,770
90th Percentile £44,375 £36,750 £36,384
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -3.53%

System 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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,546 1,136 1,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 88.85% 84.65% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,345 964 1,084
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,950 £56,250 £58,880
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in the North East

System Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing in the North East.

Salary trend for System Testing in the North East

System Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -16 4 £35,000 -4.76% 3
Northumberland - 1 £42,500 - 1
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Resource Allocation
2 4 (80.00%) Swim Lanes
3 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Component Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) WCAG
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) RIATest

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) RIATest
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) Resource Allocation
2 4 (80.00%) Swim Lanes
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) Component Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft