Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 86 113
Rank change year-on-year -30 +27 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 9 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.53% 1.32% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.46% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 5
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -44.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £32,950
90th Percentile £55,750 £38,750 £36,195
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 1,536 1,098 1,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.16% 90.82% 87.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,277 985 1,096
North East median annual salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £64,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in the North East over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram 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 21 June 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 -29 8 £35,000 -4.76% 4
Northumberland - 1 £42,500 -
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) ISEB
2 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
3 6 (66.67%) Resource Allocation
3 6 (66.67%) Swim Lanes
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Release Management
3 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
6 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Selenium

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 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) DecisionStream
1 1 (11.11%) QlikView
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) MSTest
2 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
2 1 (11.11%) RIATest
2 1 (11.11%) Robot Framework
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Business IT Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) IT Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Software Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) React
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
3 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) Release Management
3 6 (66.67%) Resource Allocation
3 6 (66.67%) Swim Lanes
3 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau