The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 12 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 2.22% 4.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 6.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Software Testing
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 Bridgend region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
33 82 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 73.33% 71.30% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 76 5
Average salary £47,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £28,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,650 £36,300 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Bridgend region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Bridgend

Software Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Silverlight

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Silverlight
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA