The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 49 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.05% 0.35% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 0.44% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 8
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £35,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £35,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automated Testing
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
325 225 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.33% 79.79% 80.04%
Number of salaries quoted 281 204 320
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (76.00%) TDD
2 19 (76.00%) Scrum
3 17 (68.00%) Ruby
4 15 (60.00%) Java
4 15 (60.00%) JSON
4 15 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 14 (56.00%) Play Framework
5 14 (56.00%) MongoDB
5 14 (56.00%) NoSQL
5 14 (56.00%) RESTful
5 14 (56.00%) Scala
5 14 (56.00%) Open Source
6 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) QA
7 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Python
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) System Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (12.00%) BDD
9 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (12.00%) Selenium
9 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.00%) ISTQB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) MongoDB
1 14 (56.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) MSTest
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.00%) TestNG
4 1 (4.00%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Lead Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) QA Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) QA Tester
5 4 (16.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) JSON
2 14 (56.00%) Play Framework
2 14 (56.00%) RESTful
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) jQuery
4 2 (8.00%) LINQ
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) Ajax
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Flash
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.00%) W3C
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (76.00%) TDD
2 19 (76.00%) Scrum
3 15 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.00%) System Testing
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Web Development
8 2 (8.00%) MVC
8 2 (8.00%) Coaching
8 2 (8.00%) Image Processing
8 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Ruby
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 14 (56.00%) Scala
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Sage UK Limited
Posted: 23 days ago