The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 59 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.55% 1.13% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.40% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £34,500 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
391 358 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 71.09% 80.63% 75.37%
Number of salaries quoted 262 297 282
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +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%
Automation Testing
Tyne and Wear

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 30 July 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Games
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) RSpec
3 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 3 (42.86%) RSpec
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) User Stories
2 3 (42.86%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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