The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 55 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 18 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.69% 0.98% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 1.20% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 3
Average salary £28,780 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.67% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,232 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
Automated Testing
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
562 416 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 84.13% 81.89% 78.32%
Number of salaries quoted 436 374 330
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,586 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,730 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Tyne and Wear region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 18 £28,780 -47.67% 5
North Shields - 2 £27,500 -
South Shields - 2 £27,500 -
Gateshead - 2 £27,500 -
Automated Testing
North East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Java
3 17 (70.83%) Scrum
4 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 15 (62.50%) TDD
5 15 (62.50%) Ruby
6 14 (58.33%) JSON
6 14 (58.33%) RESTful
6 14 (58.33%) Scala
6 14 (58.33%) Open Source
6 14 (58.33%) MongoDB
6 14 (58.33%) NoSQL
6 14 (58.33%) Play Framework
7 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.83%) Selenium
8 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
9 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.67%) HTML
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) .NET
9 4 (16.67%) CSS
9 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 3 (12.50%) QA
10 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.50%) Linux
10 3 (12.50%) Python

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) MongoDB
1 14 (58.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) Ranorex
3 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.33%) JUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.33%) TestNG
4 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.33%) Hudson
4 2 (8.33%) MSTest
4 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Lead Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 3 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (12.50%) Automation Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) JSON
1 14 (58.33%) RESTful
1 14 (58.33%) Play Framework
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) Flash
4 2 (8.33%) SOAP
4 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Scrum
3 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (62.50%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Coaching
9 2 (8.33%) Load Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (4.17%) System Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) Ruby
3 14 (58.33%) Scala
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) VB
5 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Apple
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago