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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 44 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 22 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.04% 2.10% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 2.80% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 15
Average salary £28,636 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.88% +4.83%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
406 464 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 74.50% 74.84% 71.99%
Number of salaries quoted 360 399 317
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 21 £28,636 -11.88% 2
Gateshead - 1 £22,500 -
Automated Testing
North East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Finance
3 16 (59.26%) Java
3 16 (59.26%) Python
3 16 (59.26%) Open Source
4 15 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 15 (55.56%) Scala
4 15 (55.56%) JUnit
4 15 (55.56%) Ruby
5 14 (51.85%) C#
5 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
7 12 (44.44%) HTTP
7 12 (44.44%) HTML
7 12 (44.44%) Subversion
7 12 (44.44%) Google
7 12 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (44.44%) Spring
7 12 (44.44%) Guice
7 12 (44.44%) Django
7 12 (44.44%) Play Framework
7 12 (44.44%) REST
8 11 (40.74%) Scrum
8 11 (40.74%) CSS
9 10 (37.04%) Linux
9 10 (37.04%) HTML5
9 10 (37.04%) Web Development
9 10 (37.04%) QA
10 9 (33.33%) JSON
10 9 (33.33%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) JUnit
1 15 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
3 12 (44.44%) Subversion
4 7 (25.93%) Selenium
5 3 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 3 (11.11%) RSpec
5 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 3 (11.11%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Test Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Lead Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Web Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
1 12 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
1 12 (44.44%) Spring
1 12 (44.44%) Django
1 12 (44.44%) REST
1 12 (44.44%) Guice
1 12 (44.44%) Play Framework
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) HTML5
4 9 (33.33%) JSON
4 9 (33.33%) CSS3
4 9 (33.33%) Ajax
5 6 (22.22%) RESTful
6 3 (11.11%) .NET
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) Zend Framework
8 1 (3.70%) LINQ
8 1 (3.70%) Kohana
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 10 (37.04%) Web Development
5 9 (33.33%) Web Design
5 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 9 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 6 (22.22%) OWASP
7 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
7 5 (18.52%) OO
8 4 (14.81%) TDD
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Web Analytics
9 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Analytics
9 3 (11.11%) User Stories
9 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
1 16 (59.26%) Python
2 15 (55.56%) Ruby
2 15 (55.56%) Scala
3 14 (51.85%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Nagios
1 3 (11.11%) Ganglia
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.11%) collectd
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Zend
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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