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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 67 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.84% 0.97% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.21% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 3
Average salary £30,000 £48,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.14% +49.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £35,875 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
623 497 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.97% 80.42% 76.65%
Number of salaries quoted 516 414 419
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,158 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -9 13 £30,000 -38.14% 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) Scrum
3 18 (66.67%) TDD
4 17 (62.96%) Java
4 17 (62.96%) Ruby
5 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (59.26%) Jenkins
6 14 (51.85%) JSON
6 14 (51.85%) RESTful
6 14 (51.85%) Scala
6 14 (51.85%) Open Source
6 14 (51.85%) MongoDB
6 14 (51.85%) NoSQL
6 14 (51.85%) Play Framework
7 7 (25.93%) Linux
7 7 (25.93%) QA
7 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
8 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
10 4 (14.81%) HTML
10 4 (14.81%) SQL
10 4 (14.81%) Python
10 4 (14.81%) Selenium
10 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.81%) System Testing
11 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
11 3 (11.11%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) MongoDB
1 14 (51.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.41%) TestNG
4 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.41%) MSTest
4 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.41%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.70%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) QA Tester
4 4 (14.81%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) QA Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Development Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) JSON
1 14 (51.85%) RESTful
1 14 (51.85%) Play Framework
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) Flash
4 2 (7.41%) Ajax
5 1 (3.70%) LINQ
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) Scrum
3 18 (66.67%) TDD
4 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
8 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.81%) System Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Coaching
10 2 (7.41%) BDD
10 2 (7.41%) MVC
10 2 (7.41%) Image Processing
10 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
11 1 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
11 1 (3.70%) V-Model
11 1 (3.70%) Web Development
11 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
1 17 (62.96%) Ruby
2 14 (51.85%) Scala
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) SAP
1 1 (3.70%) Apple
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
North East
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago