The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 31 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 0.57% 5.16% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 5.95% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 3
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +2.94%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Automation Testing
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
152 185 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 86.36% 86.85% 82.84%
Number of salaries quoted 150 168 101
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

The demand trend of job ads across the Newport region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Newport region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Newport

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Newport region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (60.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Hudson
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Replication

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newport 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Transformation
2 3 (60.00%) Transformation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (20.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Transformation
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) API Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft