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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 67 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.32% 1.99% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 2.41% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 3
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.83%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
677 539 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.27% 82.67% 71.62%
Number of salaries quoted 495 465 451
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 22 September 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 -8 10 £27,500 +0.91% 10
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) Java
3 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 15 (57.69%) Ruby
5 14 (53.85%) Scrum
5 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (53.85%) Scala
5 14 (53.85%) Open Source
6 13 (50.00%) Python
7 12 (46.15%) JUnit
7 12 (46.15%) Play Framework
8 11 (42.31%) REST
8 11 (42.31%) CSS
8 11 (42.31%) C#
8 11 (42.31%) HTML
8 11 (42.31%) Finance
9 10 (38.46%) JSON
9 10 (38.46%) Linux
9 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
10 9 (34.62%) Selenium
11 8 (30.77%) Google
11 8 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (30.77%) Ajax
11 8 (30.77%) Subversion
11 8 (30.77%) Spring
11 8 (30.77%) HTTP
11 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
11 8 (30.77%) RESTful
11 8 (30.77%) Guice
11 8 (30.77%) Django

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 12 (46.15%) JUnit
3 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 9 (34.62%) Selenium
5 8 (30.77%) Subversion
6 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
6 3 (11.54%) Ranorex
7 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
7 2 (7.69%) RSpec
7 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (7.69%) MSTest
7 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (7.69%) TestNG
7 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 2 (7.69%) Hudson
8 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Lead Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Web Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Play Framework
2 11 (42.31%) REST
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) JSON
4 8 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (30.77%) Ajax
4 8 (30.77%) Spring
4 8 (30.77%) RESTful
4 8 (30.77%) Guice
4 8 (30.77%) Django
5 7 (26.92%) HTML5
6 6 (23.08%) CSS3
7 4 (15.38%) .NET
8 2 (7.69%) Flash
8 2 (7.69%) SOAP
8 2 (7.69%) Sensu
9 1 (3.85%) Laravel
9 1 (3.85%) LESS
9 1 (3.85%) Kohana
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Open Source
2 4 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Scrum
2 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 8 (30.77%) Line Management
3 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 7 (26.92%) TDD
5 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 6 (23.08%) Web Design
5 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Web Development
5 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
7 4 (15.38%) OWASP
7 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Coaching
8 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) Ruby
3 14 (53.85%) Scala
4 13 (50.00%) Python
5 11 (42.31%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 3 (11.54%) VB
8 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
9 2 (7.69%) Perl
9 2 (7.69%) PHP
10 1 (3.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.69%) Nagios
2 2 (7.69%) Ganglia
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) collectd
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Zend
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
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