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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 66 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.96% 1.66% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.04% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 2
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -41.93%
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
621 539 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 74.73% 81.54% 69.39%
Number of salaries quoted 439 446 462
Average salary £37,050 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 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 20 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 -6 8 £27,500 +1.85% 6
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 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 19 (67.86%) Java
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Python
3 17 (60.71%) JUnit
3 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
4 16 (57.14%) Finance
4 16 (57.14%) Ruby
5 15 (53.57%) C#
5 15 (53.57%) Open Source
5 15 (53.57%) REST
5 15 (53.57%) Scala
6 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (50.00%) HTML
6 14 (50.00%) CSS
7 13 (46.43%) Linux
8 12 (42.86%) HTTP
8 12 (42.86%) Subversion
8 12 (42.86%) Spring
8 12 (42.86%) Google
8 12 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (42.86%) Django
8 12 (42.86%) Guice
8 12 (42.86%) Play Framework
9 11 (39.29%) Ajax
9 11 (39.29%) Scrum
10 10 (35.71%) QA
10 10 (35.71%) Selenium
10 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
10 10 (35.71%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) JUnit
1 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (42.86%) Subversion
4 10 (35.71%) Selenium
5 3 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
5 3 (10.71%) RSpec
5 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.71%) Ranorex
5 3 (10.71%) Facilita Forecast
5 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (7.14%) Hudson
6 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (7.14%) TestNG
7 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.57%) MSTest
7 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 4 (14.29%) Web Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) REST
2 14 (50.00%) HTML
2 14 (50.00%) CSS
3 12 (42.86%) Spring
3 12 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (42.86%) Django
3 12 (42.86%) Guice
3 12 (42.86%) Play Framework
4 11 (39.29%) Ajax
5 10 (35.71%) HTML5
6 9 (32.14%) JSON
6 9 (32.14%) CSS3
7 6 (21.43%) RESTful
8 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 3 (10.71%) Sensu
10 2 (7.14%) SOAP
10 2 (7.14%) Flash
11 1 (3.57%) Zend Framework
11 1 (3.57%) Kohana
11 1 (3.57%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (39.29%) Scrum
4 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
5 9 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (32.14%) Web Design
5 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
5 9 (32.14%) Web Development
6 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (21.43%) OWASP
8 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
10 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
10 4 (14.29%) TDD
11 3 (10.71%) Network Design
11 3 (10.71%) Web Analytics
11 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
11 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) Python
3 16 (57.14%) Ruby
4 15 (53.57%) C#
4 15 (53.57%) Scala
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) VB
6 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.14%) Perl
7 2 (7.14%) PHP
8 1 (3.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.71%) collectd
2 3 (10.71%) Nagios
2 3 (10.71%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Google
2 3 (10.71%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) Zend
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