The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 North East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 64 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.96% 1.62% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.96% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 3
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £55,000 £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
598 562 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 72.05% 82.65% 69.42%
Number of salaries quoted 425 481 465
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 -1 8 £27,500 +1.85% 10
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Java
3 17 (58.62%) Python
4 16 (55.17%) JUnit
4 16 (55.17%) Ruby
4 16 (55.17%) Finance
4 16 (55.17%) Open Source
4 16 (55.17%) Jenkins
5 15 (51.72%) Scala
5 15 (51.72%) C#
6 14 (48.28%) HTML
6 14 (48.28%) REST
6 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
7 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (44.83%) CSS
8 12 (41.38%) Linux
8 12 (41.38%) HTTP
8 12 (41.38%) Spring
8 12 (41.38%) Google
8 12 (41.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (41.38%) Subversion
8 12 (41.38%) Guice
8 12 (41.38%) Django
8 12 (41.38%) Play Framework
9 11 (37.93%) HTML5
9 11 (37.93%) Scrum
10 10 (34.48%) Ajax
10 10 (34.48%) Web Development
10 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
11 9 (31.03%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) JUnit
1 16 (55.17%) Jenkins
2 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
3 12 (41.38%) Subversion
4 9 (31.03%) Selenium
5 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
5 3 (10.34%) RSpec
5 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
5 3 (10.34%) Ranorex
5 3 (10.34%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.45%) Hudson
6 1 (3.45%) MSTest
6 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) TestNG
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
3 4 (13.79%) Web Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) HTML
1 14 (48.28%) REST
2 13 (44.83%) CSS
3 12 (41.38%) Spring
3 12 (41.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (41.38%) Guice
3 12 (41.38%) Django
3 12 (41.38%) Play Framework
4 11 (37.93%) HTML5
5 10 (34.48%) Ajax
6 9 (31.03%) JSON
6 9 (31.03%) CSS3
7 6 (20.69%) RESTful
8 5 (17.24%) .NET
9 3 (10.34%) Sensu
10 1 (3.45%) SOAP
10 1 (3.45%) Flash
10 1 (3.45%) Laravel
10 1 (3.45%) LESS
10 1 (3.45%) Kohana
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (37.93%) Scrum
4 10 (34.48%) Web Development
5 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
5 9 (31.03%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (31.03%) Web Design
5 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
6 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
7 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
8 6 (20.69%) OWASP
8 6 (20.69%) Automation Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
10 4 (13.79%) OO
10 4 (13.79%) TDD
10 4 (13.79%) Web Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Web Analytics
11 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) Python
3 16 (55.17%) Ruby
4 15 (51.72%) Scala
4 15 (51.72%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) VB
6 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
7 2 (6.90%) SQL
8 1 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (3.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.34%) Ganglia
2 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Nagios
2 3 (10.34%) collectd
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Google
2 3 (10.34%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) Zend
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: benefits
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