The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 62 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.23% - 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% - 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £26,500 - £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Automation 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
349 210 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 78.78% 71.43% 79.84%
Number of salaries quoted 306 180 356
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 £26,500 £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%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automation Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ
1 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft