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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 59 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.90% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -3.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
388 453 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.78% 85.63% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 349 404 235
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016. 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 +9 4 £32,500 +22.64% 3
Automation Testing
North East

Automation Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Automation Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Automation Test Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Test Lead
2 4 (57.14%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago