The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 66 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.96% 0.84% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.09% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 8
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +0.91%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
656 645 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.64% 77.62% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 549 455 454
Average salary £40,000 £37,050 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.96% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the North East region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in the North East

Automated Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +3 15 £40,000 +45.45% 6
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) OO
3 15 (75.00%) Web Services
4 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (65.00%) TDD
5 13 (65.00%) RESTful
6 12 (60.00%) REST
6 12 (60.00%) Gradle
6 12 (60.00%) Mobile App
6 12 (60.00%) Spring
6 12 (60.00%) Hibernate
6 12 (60.00%) Groovy
6 12 (60.00%) JPA
6 12 (60.00%) JUnit
6 12 (60.00%) Swing
6 12 (60.00%) Java
6 12 (60.00%) OOD
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (20.00%) HTML5
9 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (15.00%) Open Source
9 3 (15.00%) Node.js
9 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (10.00%) Ruby
10 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
10 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Selenium

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) JUnit
1 12 (60.00%) Gradle
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Web Services
2 13 (65.00%) RESTful
3 12 (60.00%) JPA
3 12 (60.00%) REST
3 12 (60.00%) Swing
3 12 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 12 (60.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.00%) React
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) OO
3 13 (65.00%) TDD
4 12 (60.00%) OOD
5 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
7 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Web Development
8 1 (5.00%) Use Case
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Cash Management
8 1 (5.00%) MVC
8 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Groovy
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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