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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 70 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.69% 2.55% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 3.41% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 8
Average salary £32,750 £28,636 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.36% +4.13%
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+19.06% -
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
546 586 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 75.52% 74.74% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 440 483 452
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -20 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 22 May 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 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) LINQ
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Google
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) vSphere
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (18.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) Gradle
2 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LINQ
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) JPA
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Swing
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) W3C
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Image Processing
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) Cash Management
6 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Groovy
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
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