Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 31 13
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 24 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 4.90% 5.80% 12.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 6.22% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 48
Newport median annual salary £52,700 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.67% -14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £33,462 £22,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £55,349 £57,000 £43,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +9.38%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newport
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 280 386 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 80.69% 93.24% 90.20%
Number of salaries quoted 270 357 311
Newport median annual salary £35,787 £42,500 £36,779
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +15.56% +6.60%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

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
Salary Histogram in Newport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Newport over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Newport

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Ruby
2 11 (64.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) CSS
2 11 (64.71%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) Django
2 11 (64.71%) Scala
2 11 (64.71%) Hadoop
2 11 (64.71%) SaaS
2 11 (64.71%) PaaS
2 11 (64.71%) R
2 11 (64.71%) Node.js
2 11 (64.71%) CSS3
2 11 (64.71%) NoSQL
2 11 (64.71%) Go
2 11 (64.71%) DevOps
2 11 (64.71%) Apache Spark
3 9 (52.94%) Coaching
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Selenium
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) QA

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (64.71%) Apache Spark
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) PaaS
1 11 (64.71%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Hadoop
1 11 (64.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) JMeter
2 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
2 3 (17.65%) Zephyr
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Lead Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Head of QA
3 2 (11.76%) Head of Test
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) CSS
1 11 (64.71%) CSS3
1 11 (64.71%) Django
1 11 (64.71%) Node.js
1 11 (64.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) DevOps
3 9 (52.94%) Coaching
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
7 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Management
7 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 3 (17.65%) Workload Management
8 2 (11.76%) Dependency Management
8 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Go
1 11 (64.71%) Java
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
1 11 (64.71%) Python
1 11 (64.71%) R
1 11 (64.71%) Ruby
1 11 (64.71%) Scala
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA