The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South Wales / Newport
Rank - 34 33
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport - 1.61% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.85% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Median salary - £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Newport
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 140 216 157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newport 78.21% 87.10% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 127 200 150
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newport citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation 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 in Newport.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Newport

Test Automation
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) People Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA