The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 30 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 1.12% 0.98% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.12% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Median salary £50,750 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% +9.37%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
155 178 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 87.08% 87.25% 82.48%
Number of salaries quoted 153 160 104
Median salary £45,000 £35,369 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.23% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Newport

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Newport

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Newport region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Blog
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS

Test Automation
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 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft