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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 57 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.08% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.28% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -3.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
320 352 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.72% 85.02% 80.87%
Number of salaries quoted 292 306 204
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,780 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 29 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Automation Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Automation Test Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 4 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago