Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 108 74
Rank change year-on-year +36 -34 +29
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 9 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.01% 0.32% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.34% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 7
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £32,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.13% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £29,925 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £39,193 £66,750 £38,750
North East median annual salary £32,500 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.13% +10.71% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 830 1,169 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 93.05% 92.12% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 597 970 565
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,885 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.34% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £26,650 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
North East median annual salary £41,125 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% -1.32%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Tyne and Wear

System Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Tyne and Wear

System Testing
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 August 2019. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +36 9 £32,500 - 4
System Testing
North East

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
3 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (66.67%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Tandem
4 5 (55.56%) Ruby
4 5 (55.56%) Azure
4 5 (55.56%) AWS
4 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
4 5 (55.56%) User Experience
4 5 (55.56%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (44.44%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (11.11%) Drupal
8 1 (11.11%) DevOps
8 1 (11.11%) Open Source
8 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 1 (11.11%) BDD
8 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (11.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) AWS
1 5 (55.56%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) Protractor
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (55.56%) Tandem
2 5 (55.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
6 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft