The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 69 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.19% 0.68% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.89% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 10
Average salary £37,500 £28,636 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -13.22%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +7.35%
Automation 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
402 447 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 75.14% 75.51% 78.07%
Number of salaries quoted 314 386 378
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% -10.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -2 1 £37,500 +30.95% 2
Automation Testing
North East

Automation Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago