The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.64% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £29,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
Senior Tester
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1060 1079 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.28% 95.91% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 956 958 779
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in South Wales

Senior Tester
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 Senior Tester within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Cardiff - 7 £29,000 -
Senior Tester
Wales

Senior Tester
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) JBehave
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Calabash
5 1 (12.50%) Web Testing

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JBehave
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Calabash
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB