The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 49 58 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.80% 1.00% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.12% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Median salary £40,000 £31,250 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% +17.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50%  

Automation 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 331 358 398
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 85.31% 89.05% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 301 320 338
Median salary £36,150 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.62% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,780
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
3 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (55.56%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) Ruby
5 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
7 2 (22.22%) BDD
7 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
7 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (22.22%) User Stories
7 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
7 2 (22.22%) JUnit
7 2 (22.22%) Python
7 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Games
7 2 (22.22%) WCAG
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
7 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 2 (22.22%) Scala
7 2 (22.22%) RSpec

Automation 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) RSpec
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Automation Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Test Analyst
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%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
1 2 (22.22%) WCAG
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago