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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 52 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.05% 0.44% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 0.49% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 6
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,940 £31,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £39,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
434 411 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 80.82% 90.93% 87.26%
Number of salaries quoted 338 365 456
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,780
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 10 December 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 +14 11 £35,000 - 4
Test Automation
North East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (90.00%) Java
3 20 (66.67%) OO
3 20 (66.67%) TDD
4 19 (63.33%) Selenium
5 15 (50.00%) QA
6 14 (46.67%) Coaching
7 12 (40.00%) Refactoring
7 12 (40.00%) Online Games
7 12 (40.00%) Mobile Games
7 12 (40.00%) Games
7 12 (40.00%) Sun
7 12 (40.00%) ATDD
7 12 (40.00%) High Availability
7 12 (40.00%) Functional Programming
8 11 (36.67%) HTML
9 10 (33.33%) Scrum
10 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
10 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (30.00%) CSS
11 8 (26.67%) jQuery
11 8 (26.67%) Kanban
11 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
11 8 (26.67%) HTML5
11 8 (26.67%) CSS3
11 8 (26.67%) Node.js
11 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (26.67%) Backbone.js
11 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
11 8 (26.67%) Grunt

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 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Selenium
2 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (26.67%) Grunt
4 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (13.33%) Appium
5 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.67%) Gatling
6 2 (6.67%) JMeter
6 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
1 14 (46.67%) Automation Test Analyst
1 14 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Senior Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (26.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Developer in Test
5 4 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) QA Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Project Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) CSS
3 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 8 (26.67%) Backbone.js
3 8 (26.67%) CSS3
3 8 (26.67%) HTML5
3 8 (26.67%) jQuery
3 8 (26.67%) Node.js
3 8 (26.67%) React
4 3 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (6.67%) .NET
5 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) Java EE
6 1 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Mobile Games
1 12 (40.00%) Online Games
2 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Android
1 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) OO
2 20 (66.67%) TDD
3 14 (46.67%) Coaching
4 12 (40.00%) ATDD
4 12 (40.00%) Functional Programming
4 12 (40.00%) High Availability
4 12 (40.00%) Refactoring
5 10 (33.33%) Scrum
6 8 (26.67%) Front End Development
6 8 (26.67%) Kanban
6 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 4 (13.33%) BDD
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (13.33%) Mobile First
9 4 (13.33%) OOP
10 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
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