The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 46 47
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 27 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.41% 4.58% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.67% 5.49% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 16
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,550 £48,000 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 253 419 369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.15% 83.47% 85.22%
Number of salaries quoted 219 367 291
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) Selenium
3 17 (37.78%) TDD
3 17 (37.78%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) WebDriver
4 15 (33.33%) Scrum
5 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 14 (31.11%) BDD
6 13 (28.89%) Test Scripting
6 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (26.67%) Cucumber
8 11 (24.44%) QA
8 11 (24.44%) C#
9 10 (22.22%) Web Services
9 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
10 9 (20.00%) SDLC
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.00%) .NET
10 9 (20.00%) HTML
10 9 (20.00%) CSS
11 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
11 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
12 7 (15.56%) Front End Development
12 7 (15.56%) Advertising
12 7 (15.56%) Oracle
12 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.56%) PHP
12 7 (15.56%) SQL
12 7 (15.56%) Ajax

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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 5 (11.11%) CMS
2 4 (8.89%) Documentum
2 4 (8.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.89%) Umbraco
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) GitHub
3 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Selenium
2 17 (37.78%) WebDriver
3 12 (26.67%) Cucumber
4 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.67%) Grunt
6 3 (6.67%) gulp
6 3 (6.67%) Maven
6 3 (6.67%) SonarQube
6 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.44%) CircleCI
7 2 (4.44%) Gatling
7 2 (4.44%) Gradle
7 2 (4.44%) JUnit
7 2 (4.44%) RSpec
7 2 (4.44%) Subversion
7 2 (4.44%) Xcode
8 1 (2.22%) Appium
8 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (15.56%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
1 14 (31.11%) Test Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Tester
3 7 (15.56%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Architect
6 4 (8.89%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.67%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 10 (22.22%) Web Services
2 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) CSS
2 9 (20.00%) HTML
3 7 (15.56%) Ajax
4 6 (13.33%) jQuery
5 5 (11.11%) HTML5
5 5 (11.11%) Node.js
5 5 (11.11%) REST
5 5 (11.11%) SOAP
6 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.89%) Entity Framework
6 4 (8.89%) Middleware
6 4 (8.89%) React
7 3 (6.67%) Backbone.js
7 3 (6.67%) JSON
7 3 (6.67%) Velocity
7 3 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) NHS
3 2 (4.44%) iPad
3 2 (4.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Android
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Unix
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) TDD
3 15 (33.33%) Scrum
4 14 (31.11%) BDD
5 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (28.89%) Test Scripting
6 9 (20.00%) SDLC
7 7 (15.56%) Front End Development
8 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
8 6 (13.33%) DevOps
8 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 5 (11.11%) Microservices
9 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.11%) User Stories
9 5 (11.11%) Validation
10 4 (8.89%) Case Management
10 4 (8.89%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 4 (8.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) PHP
4 7 (15.56%) SQL
5 5 (11.11%) Ruby
6 4 (8.89%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) ISEB
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
3 2 (4.44%) WCAG
4 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Puppet
2 3 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) EMC
3 4 (8.89%) Pega
3 4 (8.89%) Sitecore
4 3 (6.67%) Cognizant
4 3 (6.67%) Perforce
5 1 (2.22%) ILOG
Newcastle upon Tyne
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Remote Working, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Converted Media
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (DOE)
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary plus benefits & b
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services
Salary: £66500 - £71500
Posted: 23 days ago