The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 73 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.82% 1.66% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.99% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -5.45%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Test Automation
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
513 453 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 84.24% 83.58% 76.25%
Number of salaries quoted 451 364 381
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Test Automation
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 5 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Test Automation
North East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) V-Model
3 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (50.00%) SaaS
3 5 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) API Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
5 2 (20.00%) Games
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Sun
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) React
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ATM
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) Grunt
3 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 5 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 5 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
1 2 (20.00%) React
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
1 2 (20.00%) Online Games
2 1 (10.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) API Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 5 (50.00%) V-Model
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) TSYS
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago