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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 32 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 1.92% 0.96% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.03% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Median salary £58,250 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,450 £35,000 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £35,000 £36,550
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
190 195 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 91.35% 93.30% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 180 178 106
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Newport region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Newport

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Line Management
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (40.00%) ATDD
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) People Management
4 2 (40.00%) Broadband
4 2 (40.00%) Digital TV
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Product Management
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) PaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Hudson
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) Blog
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing

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 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (40.00%) Digital TV
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Blog
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) ATDD
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Product Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft