The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newport region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 18 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 4.93% 1.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.60% 1.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 107 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 88.03% 74.83% 70.54%
Number of salaries quoted 110 103 72
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
South Wales

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newport region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Groovy
2 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Korn
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) JBehave
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (12.50%) Calabash
5 1 (12.50%) eggPlant
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newport region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JBehave
3 1 (12.50%) Calabash
3 1 (12.50%) eggPlant
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Test Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Groovy
2 4 (50.00%) Korn
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle