The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 47 47 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.78% 3.63% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 4.08% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 3
Median salary £35,000 £44,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.90% +34.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,175 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,000 £37,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 337 368 399
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 85.53% 89.10% 86.55%
Number of salaries quoted 304 329 336
Median salary £36,750 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.12% -1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automated Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 9 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) RSpec
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) WCAG
3 2 (22.22%) Games
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) RSpec
3 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Test Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) User Stories
2 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
1 2 (22.22%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) WCAG
2 1 (11.11%) QA