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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 19 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 10.16% 1.45% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.38% 1.64% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
116 122 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 62.03% 88.41% 79.55%
Number of salaries quoted 107 103 91
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,650 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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
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 22 May 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Newport

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) DTV
3 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Degree
3 9 (47.37%) Selenium
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
4 8 (42.11%) Test Management
4 8 (42.11%) REST
4 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (42.11%) Web Services
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) Perl
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) Subversion
5 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
5 7 (36.84%) ISEB
5 7 (36.84%) Web Design
5 7 (36.84%) PHP
5 7 (36.84%) HND
5 7 (36.84%) Behat
5 7 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (36.84%) JIRA
5 7 (36.84%) QA
5 7 (36.84%) Software Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Workflow
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (42.11%) Subversion
3 7 (36.84%) Behat
3 7 (36.84%) JIRA
3 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.53%) JMeter
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Tester
2 9 (47.37%) Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) QA Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) QA Tester
3 7 (36.84%) Automated Tester
3 7 (36.84%) Quality Analyst
4 6 (31.58%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (31.58%) Senior Tester
4 6 (31.58%) Senior QA Analyst
4 6 (31.58%) Senior QA Tester
5 5 (26.32%) Software Tester
6 3 (15.79%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Tester
8 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) REST
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) DTV
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
2 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (42.11%) Test Management
3 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Web Design
4 7 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) User Stories
6 2 (10.53%) ATDD
6 2 (10.53%) People Management
6 2 (10.53%) Test-First Development
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) Perl
3 8 (42.11%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) ISEB
2 7 (36.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago