The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 66 84 70
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.21% 0.39% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 0.45% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
694 661 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.15% 86.52% 79.88%
Number of salaries quoted 610 554 480
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Test Automation
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in the North East

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in the North East

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 18 £35,000 - 4
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) Java
3 14 (66.67%) QA
4 13 (61.90%) OO
4 13 (61.90%) TDD
5 12 (57.14%) Mobile Games
5 12 (57.14%) Games
5 12 (57.14%) Sun
5 12 (57.14%) Selenium
5 12 (57.14%) Refactoring
5 12 (57.14%) Online Games
5 12 (57.14%) High Availability
5 12 (57.14%) Coaching
6 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (42.86%) CSS
6 9 (42.86%) HTML
7 8 (38.10%) Scrum
7 8 (38.10%) jQuery
7 8 (38.10%) Kanban
7 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
7 8 (38.10%) Node.js
7 8 (38.10%) React
7 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
7 8 (38.10%) Grunt
7 8 (38.10%) CSS3
7 8 (38.10%) Backbone.js
7 8 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (38.10%) HTML5
7 8 (38.10%) Front End Development
8 7 (33.33%) WebDriver

Test Automation
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) ATM
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) Grunt
3 7 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 4 (19.05%) Appium
4 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
4 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (57.14%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Developer in Test
5 4 (19.05%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) QA Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) QA Test Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
6 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
2 8 (38.10%) Backbone.js
2 8 (38.10%) CSS3
2 8 (38.10%) HTML5
2 8 (38.10%) jQuery
2 8 (38.10%) Node.js
2 8 (38.10%) React
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Mobile Games
1 12 (57.14%) Online Games
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Telematics
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Android
1 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) OO
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) Coaching
3 12 (57.14%) High Availability
3 12 (57.14%) Refactoring
4 8 (38.10%) Front End Development
4 8 (38.10%) Kanban
4 8 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
5 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 5 (23.81%) ATDD
6 5 (23.81%) Functional Programming
7 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Mobile First
7 4 (19.05%) OOP
8 2 (9.52%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Ruby
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Sun
2 1 (4.76%) Cognizant
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) TSYS
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