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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 56 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.88% 1.44% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.97% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 11
Average salary £31,500 £38,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,050 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £38,450 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
362 203 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 80.09% 73.02% 80.39%
Number of salaries quoted 316 176 361
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (82.61%) TDD
3 18 (78.26%) Scrum
4 17 (73.91%) Ruby
5 15 (65.22%) JSON
6 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (60.87%) Java
6 14 (60.87%) RESTful
6 14 (60.87%) Scala
6 14 (60.87%) Open Source
6 14 (60.87%) MongoDB
6 14 (60.87%) NoSQL
6 14 (60.87%) Play Framework
6 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
8 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
8 5 (21.74%) QA
8 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 4 (17.39%) System Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Python
10 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
10 3 (13.04%) BDD
11 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
11 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
11 2 (8.70%) SQL
11 2 (8.70%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) MongoDB
1 14 (60.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) MSTest
4 1 (4.35%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Lead Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) QA Tester
5 4 (17.39%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) JSON
2 14 (60.87%) Play Framework
2 14 (60.87%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) LINQ
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.35%) W3C
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (82.61%) TDD
3 18 (78.26%) Scrum
4 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 4 (17.39%) System Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) BDD
9 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.70%) Image Processing
9 2 (8.70%) MVC
9 2 (8.70%) Web Development
10 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
10 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
10 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Ruby
2 14 (60.87%) Scala
2 14 (60.87%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Orchard Information Systems Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago