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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 30 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 3.92% 4.90% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 5.51% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 2
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
162 127 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 79.41% 88.81% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 144 111 104
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) DTV
2 11 (50.00%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (40.91%) RESTful
3 9 (40.91%) Bash Shell
3 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
3 9 (40.91%) Test Management
3 9 (40.91%) JIRA
3 9 (40.91%) QA
3 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
3 9 (40.91%) REST
3 9 (40.91%) Behat
3 9 (40.91%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (40.91%) API Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Web Design
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Python
3 9 (40.91%) ISEB
3 9 (40.91%) Subversion
3 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) HND

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
2 9 (40.91%) Behat
2 9 (40.91%) Subversion
2 9 (40.91%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) JMeter
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Tester
2 11 (50.00%) Analyst
3 9 (40.91%) Quality Analyst
3 9 (40.91%) QA Analyst
4 7 (31.82%) QA Tester
4 7 (31.82%) Automated Tester
5 6 (27.27%) Senior Tester
5 6 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (27.27%) Software Tester
5 6 (27.27%) Senior QA Analyst
5 6 (27.27%) Senior QA Tester
6 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
7 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Tester
8 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
8 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Web Services
1 9 (40.91%) RESTful
1 9 (40.91%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) DTV
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (40.91%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (40.91%) Web Design
3 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Test Management
3 9 (40.91%) API Testing
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Test-First Development
5 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) People Management
5 2 (9.09%) User Stories
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) Bash Shell
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) Perl
2 9 (40.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) HND
2 9 (40.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle