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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 78 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.31% 0.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 0
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
957 978 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 83.58% 83.52% 84.13%
Number of salaries quoted 823 847 769
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 13 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Torfaen +15 2 £32,000 -11.72%
Manual Testing
Wales

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) ISEB
3 19 (57.58%) ISTQB
4 14 (42.42%) Selenium
5 13 (39.39%) QA
6 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
8 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Scrum
9 7 (21.21%) Marketing
9 7 (21.21%) PaaS
9 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
9 7 (21.21%) Advertising
9 7 (21.21%) Web Services
9 7 (21.21%) Unix
9 7 (21.21%) Linux
9 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
9 7 (21.21%) Data Mining
9 7 (21.21%) Big Data
9 7 (21.21%) Mobile Marketing
10 6 (18.18%) C#
10 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 6 (18.18%) TDD
11 5 (15.15%) BDD
11 5 (15.15%) OOP
11 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
12 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.12%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) CMS
1 4 (12.12%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (12.12%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Big Data
1 7 (21.21%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.03%) Mocha
3 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
General
1 7 (21.21%) Advertising
1 7 (21.21%) Marketing
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
1 16 (48.48%) Test Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Test Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Web Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Web Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Tester
7 2 (6.06%) QA Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Software QA Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Java Automation Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
4 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Scrum
5 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
5 7 (21.21%) Mobile Marketing
6 6 (18.18%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.15%) BDD
7 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
7 5 (15.15%) OOP
8 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Web Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.06%) SOA
9 2 (6.06%) Workflow
10 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) ISEB
2 19 (57.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Alterian
1 4 (12.12%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) TOWER Software
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle