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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
England / North East
Rank 68 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.75% 0.81% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.91% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 1
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +22.64%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
562 552 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.64% 89.18% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 458 487 510
Median salary £37,062 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,800 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -2 4 £33,750 +3.84% 1
Northumberland - 1 £35,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Ruby
6 1 (14.29%) CMS
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (14.29%) Advertising
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
4 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA