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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 57 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.28% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £34,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
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
512 412 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 81.79% 81.75% 75.35%
Number of salaries quoted 366 359 315
Average salary £37,250 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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
(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 -1 8 £34,500 -37.27% 2
Automation Testing
North East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) Selenium
3 10 (62.50%) VB
4 8 (50.00%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (43.75%) LoadRunner
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
6 6 (37.50%) QA
6 6 (37.50%) .NET
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) HP
7 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
7 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
7 5 (31.25%) UNIX
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
7 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (31.25%) Ranorex
7 5 (31.25%) Facilita Forecast
8 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) Python
9 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Ruby
9 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (43.75%) LoadRunner
3 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
3 5 (31.25%) Ranorex
3 5 (31.25%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
4 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
5 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (12.50%) RSpec
5 2 (12.50%) JUnit
5 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
4 3 (18.75%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Team Leader
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
1 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) VB
3 8 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) Scala
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago