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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 79 89
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.71% 0.76% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.89% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 514 673 657
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 91.79% 85.08% 84.34%
Number of salaries quoted 451 598 542
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +18 4 £35,000 - 2
System Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 7 (43.75%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (31.25%) ISEB
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
4 5 (31.25%) QA
4 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Law
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle HRMS
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (18.75%) REST

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 (6.25%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle HRMS
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Discoverer
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) Ranorex
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) RSpec
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (31.25%) Law
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) E-Business Specialist
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Project Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Transformation Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) UAT Lead
5 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) XML Messaging
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) People Management
6 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health care, Life cover
Posted: 4 days ago