The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role 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 Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 67 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.40% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +57.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Automation Tester
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
464 627 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 92.61% 97.51% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 399 430 409
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Automation Tester
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 Automation Tester within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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 +3 2 £30,000 -29.41%
Automation Tester
North East

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB