The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 58 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.72% 2.31% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 2.84% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Average salary £27,250 £27,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.92% -12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £22,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £35,750 £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
398 352 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 71.33% 81.29% 74.51%
Number of salaries quoted 266 290 279
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Tyne and Wear

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 July 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 29 July 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 18 (72.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) Python
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (64.00%) Finance
3 16 (64.00%) Ruby
3 16 (64.00%) JUnit
3 16 (64.00%) Open Source
3 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
4 15 (60.00%) Scala
5 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
5 14 (56.00%) REST
5 14 (56.00%) HTML
6 13 (52.00%) CSS
6 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (48.00%) Guice
7 12 (48.00%) Django
7 12 (48.00%) Play Framework
7 12 (48.00%) Linux
7 12 (48.00%) C#
7 12 (48.00%) HTTP
7 12 (48.00%) Subversion
7 12 (48.00%) Spring
7 12 (48.00%) Google
7 12 (48.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (44.00%) HTML5
9 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
9 10 (40.00%) Web Development
9 10 (40.00%) Ajax
9 10 (40.00%) Scrum
10 9 (36.00%) Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) 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 16 (64.00%) JUnit
1 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (48.00%) Subversion
4 8 (32.00%) Selenium
5 3 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (12.00%) Facilita Forecast
5 3 (12.00%) RSpec
5 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) Hudson
6 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Web Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
1 14 (56.00%) REST
2 13 (52.00%) 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%) HTML5
5 10 (40.00%) Ajax
6 9 (36.00%) JSON
6 9 (36.00%) CSS3
7 6 (24.00%) RESTful
8 3 (12.00%) Sensu
9 2 (8.00%) .NET
10 1 (4.00%) SOAP
10 1 (4.00%) Flash
10 1 (4.00%) Zend Framework
10 1 (4.00%) Kohana
10 1 (4.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Statistics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (40.00%) Web Development
3 10 (40.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) Web Design
4 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (24.00%) OWASP
6 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.00%) Web Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) OO
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) TDD
8 3 (12.00%) Network Design
8 3 (12.00%) Web Analytics
8 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) Python
3 16 (64.00%) Ruby
4 15 (60.00%) Scala
5 12 (48.00%) C#
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) SQL
8 1 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (4.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) 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
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