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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 31 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport - 1.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
143 136 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 76.06% 86.08% 77.63%
Number of salaries quoted 137 105 104
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £25,500 £27,213
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP