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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 59 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.57% 1.43% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 1.76% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £28,636
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.49%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
648 625 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 87.80% 81.27% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 564 514 501
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,232
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 3 May 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
Durham - 12 - -
Tyne and Wear +5 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 16 (72.73%) C#
1 16 (72.73%) Scrum
2 15 (68.18%) Degree
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 14 (63.64%) .NET
3 14 (63.64%) MVC
3 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 14 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (63.64%) Amazon S3
3 14 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (63.64%) Rapid Prototyping
3 14 (63.64%) Puppet
3 14 (63.64%) Node.js
3 14 (63.64%) Amazon EMR
3 14 (63.64%) Go
3 14 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (63.64%) Low Latency
3 14 (63.64%) Amazon Redshift
3 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (63.64%) Ansible
3 14 (63.64%) Salt
3 14 (63.64%) Mentoring
3 14 (63.64%) Amazon Kinesis
3 14 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (63.64%) AWS Lambda
3 14 (63.64%) Terraform
4 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
4 7 (31.82%) Selenium

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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (63.64%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 14 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (63.64%) Amazon EMR
1 14 (63.64%) Amazon Kinesis
1 14 (63.64%) Amazon S3
1 14 (63.64%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (22.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) ATM
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (31.82%) Selenium
3 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Software Team Leader
1 7 (31.82%) Team Leader
2 5 (22.73%) Automation Tester
2 5 (22.73%) QA Automation Tester
2 5 (22.73%) QA Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
1 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) IVR
1 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Scrum
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
2 14 (63.64%) Low Latency
2 14 (63.64%) Mentoring
2 14 (63.64%) MVC
2 14 (63.64%) Rapid Prototyping
2 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) API Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Load Testing
4 5 (22.73%) V-Model
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) Go
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) Ansible
1 14 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (63.64%) Puppet
1 14 (63.64%) Salt
1 14 (63.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Cognizant
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) TSYS
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