The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Wales / South Wales
Rank 66 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.67% 1.41% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.75% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 17
Median salary £34,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £31,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £39,500 £36,450
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
707 971 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 84.27% 80.31% 82.69%
Number of salaries quoted 611 840 854
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in South Wales

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in South Wales

Manual Testing
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +25 14 £34,250 -7.43%
Manual Testing
Wales

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Manual 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Selenium
3 20 (52.63%) Scrum
4 13 (34.21%) Mentoring
5 10 (26.32%) Exploratory Testing
5 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) Games
6 9 (23.68%) QA
6 9 (23.68%) Automated Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Automation Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 8 (21.05%) Finance
7 8 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 8 (21.05%) .NET
7 8 (21.05%) C#
8 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
9 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Kanban
9 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 6 (15.79%) Web Services
10 4 (10.53%) TOWER Software
10 4 (10.53%) TDD
10 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
11 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
11 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
11 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
11 3 (7.89%) Coaching

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (55.26%) Selenium
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 9 (23.68%) Games
2 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Analyst
1 30 (78.95%) Test Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) Senior Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Software Tester
3 7 (18.42%) Tester
4 3 (7.89%) QA Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) QA Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (2.63%) Software Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Scrum
3 13 (34.21%) Mentoring
4 10 (26.32%) Exploratory Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Automated Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Automation Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.79%) Kanban
8 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.53%) TDD
10 3 (7.89%) Coaching
10 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
11 2 (5.26%) Black-Box Testing
11 2 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 1 (2.63%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) TOWER Software
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle