Period
to 19 November 2017

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

System Testing
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 111 123
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.15% 0.40% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.47% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
North East median annual salary £33,250 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
England median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.11% +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 1175 1269 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.10% 84.43% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 1073 1190
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,475 £60,000 £57,500
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 19 November 2017. 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 +11 2 £33,250 -5.00%
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing System 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 North East region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Chai
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) QUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Chai
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA