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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Wales / South Wales
Rank 66 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 16 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.90% 0.084% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 0.086% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 9
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +42.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,000 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
828 1169 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.10% 97.91% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 724 1010 1020
Median salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 21 February 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 21 February 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 - 12 £37,500 -
Newport - 4 £27,500 -
Tester
Wales

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) QA
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Selenium
4 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.83%) Advertising
6 5 (20.83%) Games
6 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.67%) ISEB
8 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.50%) C#
8 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
9 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Java
9 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (8.33%) .NET
9 2 (8.33%) Migration
9 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
9 2 (8.33%) CEH
9 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (8.33%) Android

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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) MSTest
2 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Advertising
2 5 (20.83%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Computer Security
7 1 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (4.17%) Open Source
7 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) CEH
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (4.17%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (4.17%) CISA
3 1 (4.17%) CISM
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) GIAC
3 1 (4.17%) GPEN
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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