The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 51 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.10% 1.93% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 2.34% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £22,500 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £37,845 £35,750 £53,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
463 427 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 72.80% 82.43% 73.04%
Number of salaries quoted 320 357 330
Average salary £37,050 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
North East

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram 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 25 July 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
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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 -12 4 £27,250 +0.92% 5
Gateshead - 4 £37,050 -
North Shields - 1 £27,500 -
South Shields - 1 £27,500 -
Automated Testing
North East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Java
3 17 (60.71%) Python
4 16 (57.14%) JUnit
4 16 (57.14%) Ruby
4 16 (57.14%) Finance
4 16 (57.14%) Open Source
4 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 15 (53.57%) Scala
5 15 (53.57%) C#
6 14 (50.00%) HTML
6 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (50.00%) REST
7 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (46.43%) CSS
8 12 (42.86%) Linux
8 12 (42.86%) HTTP
8 12 (42.86%) Google
8 12 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (42.86%) Subversion
8 12 (42.86%) Spring
8 12 (42.86%) Guice
8 12 (42.86%) Django
8 12 (42.86%) Play Framework
9 11 (39.29%) HTML5
10 10 (35.71%) Ajax
10 10 (35.71%) Scrum
10 10 (35.71%) Web Development
10 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
11 9 (32.14%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) JUnit
1 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (42.86%) Subversion
4 8 (28.57%) Selenium
5 3 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
5 3 (10.71%) Ranorex
5 3 (10.71%) Facilita Forecast
5 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
5 3 (10.71%) RSpec
5 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.57%) TestNG
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Web Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) HTML
1 14 (50.00%) REST
2 13 (46.43%) CSS
3 12 (42.86%) Spring
3 12 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (42.86%) Django
3 12 (42.86%) Guice
3 12 (42.86%) Play Framework
4 11 (39.29%) HTML5
5 10 (35.71%) Ajax
6 9 (32.14%) JSON
6 9 (32.14%) CSS3
7 6 (21.43%) RESTful
8 5 (17.86%) .NET
9 3 (10.71%) Sensu
10 1 (3.57%) SOAP
10 1 (3.57%) Flash
10 1 (3.57%) Zend Framework
10 1 (3.57%) Kohana
10 1 (3.57%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (35.71%) Web Development
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
4 9 (32.14%) Web Design
4 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
4 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
4 9 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (21.43%) OWASP
7 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
8 4 (14.29%) TDD
8 4 (14.29%) OO
9 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Network Design
9 3 (10.71%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) Python
3 16 (57.14%) Ruby
4 15 (53.57%) C#
4 15 (53.57%) Scala
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) VB
6 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.14%) PHP
8 1 (3.57%) SQL
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.71%) collectd
2 3 (10.71%) Nagios
2 3 (10.71%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Google
2 3 (10.71%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) Zend
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