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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 62 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.68% 1.00% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.16% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,100 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
500 602 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.62% 86.37% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 434 522 352
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,433 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +4 4 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (86.96%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) C#
3 15 (65.22%) HTML
4 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
5 12 (52.17%) Java
5 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
5 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
5 12 (52.17%) Selenium
6 11 (47.83%) Manual Testing
6 11 (47.83%) JIRA
6 11 (47.83%) CSS
6 11 (47.83%) SQL
7 10 (43.48%) N-Tier
7 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (43.48%) Firebug
7 10 (43.48%) Performance Testing
7 10 (43.48%) Security Testing
7 10 (43.48%) Test Management
7 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
7 10 (43.48%) Functional Testing
8 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
8 8 (34.78%) ISEB
9 7 (30.43%) Bugzilla
9 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (26.09%) OO
10 6 (26.09%) QA
11 5 (21.74%) Open Source
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (17.39%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) JIRA
3 10 (43.48%) Firebug
4 7 (30.43%) Bugzilla
5 3 (13.04%) JUnit
6 2 (8.70%) Gradle
7 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
1 12 (52.17%) Test Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
4 5 (21.74%) QA Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Tester
5 4 (17.39%) Software Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Web Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
4 11 (47.83%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.70%) JPA
7 2 (8.70%) REST
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) Spring
7 2 (8.70%) Swing
8 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
8 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
2 11 (47.83%) Manual Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Functional Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Performance Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Security Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Test Management
3 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
4 6 (26.09%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) Open Source
6 4 (17.39%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.04%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) Data Management
8 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
8 2 (8.70%) OOD
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
9 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 12 (52.17%) Java
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISEB
1 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
2 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Market rate + good benefits
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