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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 34 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 1.65% 6.44% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 9.22% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
211 141 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 87.19% 69.80% 87.42%
Number of salaries quoted 185 129 105
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Test Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) API Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) DTV
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) QA

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Digital Media
1 4 (80.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
2 4 (80.00%) API Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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