The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 81 69 90
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.40% 2.12% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.56% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 8
Median salary £30,500 £36,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.27% +25.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £31,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £42,500 £39,700
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software 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
940 898 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 88.01% 82.84% 81.87%
Number of salaries quoted 829 784 763
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Software Testing
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in South Wales

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in South Wales

Software 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 Software Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 -11 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Newport - 5 £30,500 -
Bridgend +10 1 £26,500 -26.38%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,500 -
Software Testing
Wales

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 13 (54.17%) Test Scripting
4 12 (50.00%) Selenium
5 11 (45.83%) ISEB
6 9 (37.50%) Advertising
6 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
6 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
6 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
7 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 8 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (33.33%) iSeries
7 8 (33.33%) Validation
7 8 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (33.33%) ITIL
7 8 (33.33%) MS Office
8 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (20.83%) Scrum
11 4 (16.67%) QA
11 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
12 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
12 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (12.50%) Defect Management

Software 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 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.17%) Toad
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Test Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 8 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Software Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Test Scripting
3 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 8 (33.33%) ITIL
4 8 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (33.33%) Validation
5 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
9 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Management
10 2 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) ISEB
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
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