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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 14 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 5.08% 15.38% 14.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 18.18% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 10
Average salary £35,000 £30,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.82% -31.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
51 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 86.44% 84.62% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 44
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Software Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Bottle
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Bottle
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA