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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 50 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.10% 0.23% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 0.26% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 7
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
431 387 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.10% 90.00% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 353 347 393
Median salary £37,975 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +8 11 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Test Automation
North East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) Java
3 19 (61.29%) Selenium
4 16 (51.61%) TDD
4 16 (51.61%) OO
5 13 (41.94%) QA
6 12 (38.71%) ATDD
6 12 (38.71%) Functional Programming
7 10 (32.26%) Coaching
8 9 (29.03%) WebDriver
8 9 (29.03%) SQL
9 8 (25.81%) Sun
9 8 (25.81%) Refactoring
9 8 (25.81%) Mobile Games
9 8 (25.81%) Games
9 8 (25.81%) Scrum
9 8 (25.81%) High Availability
9 8 (25.81%) Online Games
9 8 (25.81%) Functional Testing
10 7 (22.58%) HTML
11 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
11 6 (19.35%) Android
11 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
12 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
12 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
12 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
12 5 (16.13%) CSS
12 5 (16.13%) NHS
13 4 (12.90%) ISEB

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Selenium
2 9 (29.03%) WebDriver
3 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.90%) Appium
4 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.90%) Grunt
5 2 (6.45%) Gatling
5 2 (6.45%) JMeter
5 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
5 2 (6.45%) Xcode
6 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (25.81%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Analyst
1 19 (61.29%) Test Analyst
2 17 (54.84%) Automation Test Analyst
3 16 (51.61%) Senior Analyst
3 16 (51.61%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 16 (51.61%) Senior Test Analyst
4 10 (32.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 9 (29.03%) Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Developer in Test
6 4 (12.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (12.90%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) QA Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Software Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
3 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js
3 4 (12.90%) CSS3
3 4 (12.90%) HTML5
3 4 (12.90%) jQuery
3 4 (12.90%) Node.js
3 4 (12.90%) React
4 3 (9.68%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) WPF
6 1 (3.23%) Java EE
6 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Mobile Games
1 8 (25.81%) Online Games
2 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (16.13%) NHS
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) iPad
3 2 (6.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.23%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Android
2 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) OO
2 16 (51.61%) TDD
3 12 (38.71%) ATDD
3 12 (38.71%) Functional Programming
4 10 (32.26%) Coaching
5 8 (25.81%) Functional Testing
5 8 (25.81%) High Availability
5 8 (25.81%) Refactoring
5 8 (25.81%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.90%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) Kanban
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
7 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Sun
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago