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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 31 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 3 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 1.44% 5.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 6.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,065 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,032 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +6.15%
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
152 193 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 72.73% 84.65% 81.15%
Number of salaries quoted 121 175 146
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Newport region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Newport

Automation Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newport region citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automation Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Multimedia
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Korn
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) Advertising
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newport region citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Korn
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft