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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 61 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.59% 0.56% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.69% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 7
Average salary £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £23,750 £25,467
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £33,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
422 288 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 83.73% 80.45% 79.49%
Number of salaries quoted 373 230 359
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 -6 8 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Automated Testing
North East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) TDD
2 19 (73.08%) Scrum
3 17 (65.38%) Ruby
4 16 (61.54%) Java
4 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
5 15 (57.69%) JSON
6 14 (53.85%) Play Framework
6 14 (53.85%) MongoDB
6 14 (53.85%) NoSQL
6 14 (53.85%) RESTful
6 14 (53.85%) Scala
6 14 (53.85%) Open Source
7 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (26.92%) QA
8 7 (26.92%) Manual Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
9 6 (23.08%) Windows
10 5 (19.23%) Python
10 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 4 (15.38%) System Testing
11 4 (15.38%) HTML
11 4 (15.38%) Selenium
12 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
12 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
12 3 (11.54%) UNIX
12 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) MongoDB
1 14 (53.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) Hudson
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.69%) TestNG
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) MSTest
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Lead Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) QA Tester
5 4 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) JSON
2 14 (53.85%) RESTful
2 14 (53.85%) Play Framework
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) SOAP
5 2 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) Flash
5 2 (7.69%) Ajax
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) LINQ
5 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 2 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (3.85%) CSS3
6 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) TDD
2 19 (73.08%) Scrum
3 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Manual Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 4 (15.38%) System Testing
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) Image Processing
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Ruby
2 16 (61.54%) Java
3 14 (53.85%) Scala
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 19 days ago