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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 60 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.40% 1.35% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.57% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,032 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +6.15%
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
410 319 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 82.00% 85.98% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 332 287 294
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,730 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (80.00%) LoadRunner
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) VB
5 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (50.00%) UNIX
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) Facilita Forecast
6 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (20.00%) QA
8 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (10.00%) OO
9 1 (10.00%) Python
9 1 (10.00%) CRM
9 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
9 1 (10.00%) HTTP
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (10.00%) MVC
9 1 (10.00%) Finance
9 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (10.00%) Ruby
9 1 (10.00%) LINQ

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (80.00%) LoadRunner
3 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (50.00%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LINQ
1 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft