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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 79 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.90% 1.19% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.64% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 10
Average salary £40,000 £31,934 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.25% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,050 £28,150
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
623 610 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 79.67% 72.79% 78.63%
Number of salaries quoted 516 477 433
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 June 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 29 June 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
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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 -14 7 £40,000 +25.25% 8
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) Swing
4 6 (50.00%) OOD
4 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) JUnit
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (50.00%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) Groovy
4 6 (50.00%) JPA
4 6 (50.00%) RESTful
4 6 (50.00%) REST
4 6 (50.00%) Gradle
4 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Google
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) LINQ
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JUnit
1 6 (50.00%) Gradle
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
1 6 (50.00%) Swing
1 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (50.00%) Spring
1 6 (50.00%) JPA
1 6 (50.00%) RESTful
1 6 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) LINQ
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) W3C
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) OOD
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
7 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Groovy
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent salary + Benefits
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