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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 12 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 10.42% 2.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.64% 4.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
47 89 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 97.92% 65.93% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 42 83 30
Average salary £36,500 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.60% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (61.54%) WCF
2 8 (61.54%) Silverlight
2 8 (61.54%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) OOD
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Business Development
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
3 5 (38.46%) Physics
3 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) CSS3
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Release Management
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (61.54%) Developer
1 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) WCF
2 8 (61.54%) Silverlight
3 5 (38.46%) CSS3
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
1 5 (38.46%) Physics
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OO
1 5 (38.46%) OOD
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
1 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) Business Development
1 5 (38.46%) Scrum
1 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) Release Management
1 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA