The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 79 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £26,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Automation 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
611 413 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.90% 74.15% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 529 320 461
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the North East region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
(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 -18 1 £26,500 -3.63%
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North East region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North East region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ
1 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft