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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 17 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 1.89% 15.38% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 18.75% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 3
Median salary £28,500 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +10.76%
UK excluding London median 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 64 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 96.23% 82.05% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 47 53 46
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

The demand trend of job ads across the Bridgend region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Bridgend region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft