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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 60 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.83% 4.01% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 5.21% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 14
Average salary £33,000 £35,232 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.33% +8.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £28,636 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £38,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
369 288 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 76.72% 77.01% 79.77%
Number of salaries quoted 315 259 367
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,636 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) TDD
3 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 10 (62.50%) Ruby
4 8 (50.00%) JSON
5 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) RESTful
5 7 (43.75%) Scala
5 7 (43.75%) Open Source
5 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
5 7 (43.75%) NoSQL
5 7 (43.75%) Play Framework
5 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Performance Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
7 5 (31.25%) QA
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) System Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Python
9 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
9 3 (18.75%) BDD
10 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 2 (12.50%) C#
10 2 (12.50%) HTML
10 2 (12.50%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
1 7 (43.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 4 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) JSON
2 7 (43.75%) Play Framework
2 7 (43.75%) RESTful
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) LINQ
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) TDD
3 10 (62.50%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
7 4 (25.00%) System Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) BDD
9 2 (12.50%) Image Processing
9 2 (12.50%) MVC
9 2 (12.50%) Web Development
10 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
10 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
10 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
10 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Ruby
2 7 (43.75%) Scala
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £27,500 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Circa £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago