The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Wales / South Wales
Rank 70 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 12 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.35% - 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% - 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 12
Median salary £30,000 - £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 - £37,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
874 1061 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.98% 97.70% 98.62%
Number of salaries quoted 776 922 1032
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Tester
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Tester Salary Trend in South Wales

Tester
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in South Wales

Tester
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 Tester within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 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 - 10 £36,250 -
Newport - 4 £25,000 -
Tester
Wales

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) QA
3 10 (47.62%) Selenium
4 9 (42.86%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
8 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
8 5 (23.81%) Games
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) Advertising
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
9 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
10 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
10 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 3 (14.29%) ISEB
10 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (9.52%) Web Services
11 2 (9.52%) C#
11 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
11 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
11 2 (9.52%) Android
11 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
12 1 (4.76%) REST
12 1 (4.76%) CHECK Team Leader
12 1 (4.76%) CHECK Team Member

Tester Skill Set
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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) MSTest
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Games
3 4 (19.05%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) CEH
3 1 (4.76%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (4.76%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (4.76%) CISA
3 1 (4.76%) CISM
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) GIAC
3 1 (4.76%) GPEN
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) TOWER Software
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