Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Tester
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 80 91
Rank change year-on-year -23 +11 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.15% 0.91% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.94% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 15
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £62,500 £40,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% +18.52% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £44,250 £37,500
North East median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year -25.00% +18.52% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 1,320 746 1,098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.71% 96.76% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,088 661 970
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +2.07%
10th Percentile £21,763 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Tyne and Wear

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Tyne and Wear

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Tyne and Wear

Automation Tester
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 Automation Tester within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 2 £62,500 +56.25% 2
Automation Tester
North East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Social Gaming
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) Protractor
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Context-Driven Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Online Gambling
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) CSS

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Protractor
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) Online Gambling
1 1 (50.00%) Social Gaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Context-Driven Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL