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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 61 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.40% 4.36% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 5.59% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 11
Average salary £33,000 £28,636 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.23% -11.88%
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
375 376 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 74.70% 78.01% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 294 336 341
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,457
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,636 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £54,400 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) System Testing
5 3 (30.00%) LINQ
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Google
5 3 (30.00%) Ruby
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) QA Tester
3 4 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) LINQ
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) W3C
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) System Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Image Processing
6 2 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
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