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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 75 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 26 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.17% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 0.42% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 3
Average salary £31,500 £28,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Manual Testing
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
955 714 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.65% 81.79% 72.37%
Number of salaries quoted 847 622 577
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torfaen - 12 £32,500 -
Cardiff - 11 £29,129 - 1
Manual Testing
Wales

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 16 (47.06%) ISEB
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) C++
3 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Google
4 10 (29.41%) C
4 10 (29.41%) IPTV
4 10 (29.41%) Mac OS
4 10 (29.41%) Digital Media
5 8 (23.53%) QA
5 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
6 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
6 7 (20.59%) C#
7 6 (17.65%) Web Services
7 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) Scrum
7 6 (17.65%) Degree
8 5 (14.71%) PaaS
8 5 (14.71%) Marketing
8 5 (14.71%) Big Data
8 5 (14.71%) Mobile Marketing
8 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Finance
8 5 (14.71%) Advertising
8 5 (14.71%) Banking
8 5 (14.71%) Informix
8 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 5 (14.71%) .NET

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) JBoss
1 1 (2.94%) GlassFish
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Big Data
1 5 (14.71%) Informix
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) JMeter
3 1 (2.94%) TestLink
3 1 (2.94%) Zephyr
3 1 (2.94%) PhantomJS
3 1 (2.94%) Mocha
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.94%) WATIR
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (14.71%) Marketing
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Advertising
1 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Analyst
2 26 (76.47%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Tester
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) QA Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Manual Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Release Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) QA Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) WinForms
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) MFC
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) DOM
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) IPTV
1 10 (29.41%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Mac OS
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) UNIX
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) SUSE
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) Mobile Marketing
5 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
5 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Validation
7 3 (8.82%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) Cyber Security
8 2 (5.88%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (5.88%) CRM
8 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Workflow
9 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.94%) OOP
9 1 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) C++
2 10 (29.41%) C
3 7 (20.59%) C#
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) Python
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.88%) Korn
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
8 1 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) ISEB
2 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 6 (17.65%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Google
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.94%) Perforce
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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