Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 45 52
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 55 46 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.34% 4.63% 4.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.55% 5.55% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 34
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -3.45% +2.89%
10th Percentile £32,450 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £50,000 £40,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £44,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +25.71% -1.41% +0.76%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 643 829 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 85.85% 83.40% 89.33%
Number of salaries quoted 554 678 627
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,825 £27,013 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,975 £58,824
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (69.09%) Selenium
3 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 24 (43.64%) Jenkins
5 23 (41.82%) Case Management
6 21 (38.18%) DevOps
6 21 (38.18%) Pega
7 20 (36.36%) TDD
8 19 (34.55%) C#
8 19 (34.55%) Documentum
8 19 (34.55%) GitHub
9 17 (30.91%) Puppet
10 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
10 16 (29.09%) Build Automation
11 15 (27.27%) Middleware
11 15 (27.27%) TOGAF
11 15 (27.27%) Validation
11 15 (27.27%) Business Analysis
11 15 (27.27%) WebDriver
12 14 (25.45%) Cucumber
12 14 (25.45%) BDD
12 14 (25.45%) ZABBIX
12 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
12 14 (25.45%) Web Services
13 13 (23.64%) SOA
13 13 (23.64%) Data Management
13 13 (23.64%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (21.82%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 12 (21.82%) Disclosure Scotland
14 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared

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 19 (34.55%) Documentum
2 12 (21.82%) Tomcat
3 11 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.27%) Confluence
5 2 (3.64%) CMS
5 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (34.55%) GitHub
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
1 1 (1.82%) Skype
1 1 (1.82%) SMS
1 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (9.09%) Big Data
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) Power BI
5 1 (1.82%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.82%) QlikView
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (69.09%) Selenium
2 24 (43.64%) Jenkins
3 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
4 15 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 14 (25.45%) Cucumber
6 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
6 6 (10.91%) SpecFlow
7 5 (9.09%) JIRA
8 3 (5.45%) Maven
9 2 (3.64%) JUnit
9 2 (3.64%) NUnit
9 2 (3.64%) Ranorex
9 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.64%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.82%) Android Studio
10 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.82%) MSTest
10 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.82%) Protractor
10 1 (1.82%) TestNG
General
1 3 (5.45%) Advertising
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Games
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Architect
1 16 (29.09%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Tester
4 7 (12.73%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (12.73%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Automation Tester
5 6 (10.91%) Test Leader
6 5 (9.09%) Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Developer in Test
7 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (3.64%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.64%) QA Leader
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) Middleware
2 14 (25.45%) Web Services
3 12 (21.82%) REST
3 12 (21.82%) SOAP
4 10 (18.18%) HTML
5 9 (16.36%) .NET
6 8 (14.55%) Gherkin
6 8 (14.55%) HTML5
7 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.27%) CSS
9 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.64%) Ajax
9 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.64%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.64%) jQuery
9 2 (3.64%) React
9 2 (3.64%) Velocity
9 2 (3.64%) WCF
10 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.82%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Android
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
1 1 (1.82%) Unix
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) Case Management
3 21 (38.18%) DevOps
4 20 (36.36%) TDD
5 16 (29.09%) Build Automation
6 15 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 15 (27.27%) TOGAF
6 15 (27.27%) Validation
7 14 (25.45%) BDD
8 13 (23.64%) Data Management
8 13 (23.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (23.64%) SOA
9 12 (21.82%) BPEL
9 12 (21.82%) BPMN
9 12 (21.82%) Document Management
9 12 (21.82%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 12 (21.82%) QMS
9 12 (21.82%) Quality Management
9 12 (21.82%) Risk Management
10 11 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) C#
2 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (5.45%) SQL
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) Groovy
6 1 (1.82%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Degree
3 5 (9.09%) ISEB
4 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.82%) CIMA
7 1 (1.82%) MCP
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 12 (21.82%) SLA
2 6 (10.91%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
1 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) Puppet
2 14 (25.45%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.18%) Pega
3 12 (21.82%) EMC
4 11 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) Progress
5 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) OpenText
6 1 (1.82%) VMware