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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 80 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.63% 3.01% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 3.99% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 13
Average salary £32,750 £28,636 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.36% -11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,072 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £38,050 £40,800
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
615 551 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 77.46% 75.27% 75.88%
Number of salaries quoted 511 463 476
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,050 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
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 24 April 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 -26 5 £32,750 +14.36% 4
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) LINQ
5 5 (35.71%) Web Development
5 5 (35.71%) Ruby
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) System Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
7 3 (21.43%) BDD
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Google
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Gradle
2 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.14%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Tester
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 4 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) QA Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) XML
1 5 (35.71%) LINQ
1 5 (35.71%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) JPA
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (14.29%) Swing
2 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) W3C
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) System Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) Image Processing
7 2 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) OOD
7 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Vagrant
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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