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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 52 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.90% 2.53% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 3.24% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 2
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £22,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £59,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
404 340 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 72.66% 78.16% 73.43%
Number of salaries quoted 259 275 277
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 19 (76.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Python
3 17 (68.00%) JUnit
3 17 (68.00%) Jenkins
4 16 (64.00%) Finance
4 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (64.00%) Ruby
5 15 (60.00%) REST
5 15 (60.00%) Scala
5 15 (60.00%) Open Source
6 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (56.00%) CSS
6 14 (56.00%) HTML
7 13 (52.00%) Linux
8 12 (48.00%) C#
8 12 (48.00%) HTTP
8 12 (48.00%) Google
8 12 (48.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (48.00%) Django
8 12 (48.00%) Subversion
8 12 (48.00%) Spring
8 12 (48.00%) Guice
8 12 (48.00%) Play Framework
9 11 (44.00%) Scrum
9 11 (44.00%) Ajax
10 10 (40.00%) QA
10 10 (40.00%) Selenium
10 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
10 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) JUnit
1 17 (68.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (48.00%) Subversion
4 10 (40.00%) Selenium
5 3 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (12.00%) RSpec
5 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (12.00%) Facilita Forecast
5 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.00%) Hudson
6 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (8.00%) TestNG
7 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.00%) MSTest
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Web Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) REST
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 14 (56.00%) CSS
3 12 (48.00%) Spring
3 12 (48.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (48.00%) Django
3 12 (48.00%) Guice
3 12 (48.00%) Play Framework
4 11 (44.00%) Ajax
5 10 (40.00%) HTML5
6 9 (36.00%) JSON
6 9 (36.00%) CSS3
7 6 (24.00%) RESTful
8 3 (12.00%) Sensu
9 2 (8.00%) SOAP
9 2 (8.00%) Flash
10 1 (4.00%) .NET
10 1 (4.00%) Zend Framework
10 1 (4.00%) Kohana
10 1 (4.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
4 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (36.00%) Web Design
5 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (36.00%) Web Development
6 6 (24.00%) OWASP
6 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Web Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
9 3 (12.00%) Network Design
9 3 (12.00%) Web Analytics
9 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (12.00%) OO
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Python
3 16 (64.00%) Ruby
4 15 (60.00%) Scala
5 12 (48.00%) C#
6 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
8 2 (8.00%) Perl
8 2 (8.00%) PHP
9 1 (4.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
1 3 (12.00%) Ganglia
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.00%) collectd
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Zend
2 1 (4.00%) Apple
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago