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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 33 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 0.53% 8.76% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 11.89% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 5
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +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
155 143 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 82.01% 73.71% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 141 129 104
Median salary £45,000 £36,779 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.35% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 25 June 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%) 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

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:

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