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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank - 79 67
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 0 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.51% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.59% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 8
Median salary - £30,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
677 677 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.94% 85.59% 75.82%
Number of salaries quoted 588 562 454
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +7.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,308 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Validation

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
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