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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 0.53% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
143 119 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 76.06% 85.61% 78.77%
Number of salaries quoted 137 89 100
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £27,213
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft