The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 29 19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen - 3.10% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.23% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
South 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 Torfaen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91 124 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 92.86% 96.12% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 80 97 47
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Torfaen

Software Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Xcelsius
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Xcelsius
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft