The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Cwmbran region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 18 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 6.15% 1.64% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.15% 1.64% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
Tester
Torfaen

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cwmbran region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cwmbran
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
65 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 100.00% 100.00% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 64 59 49
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cwmbran

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Cwmbran region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cwmbran

Tester
Salary Trend in Cwmbran

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

Tester Salary Trend in Cwmbran

Tester
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cwmbran region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) API Testing
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Digital Media
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Test Management
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) DTV
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cwmbran region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) DTV
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Media
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) API Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA