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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 29 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 1.05% 3.13% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 3.28% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £25,000 £46,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.94% +42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
90 61 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 94.74% 95.31% 53.42%
Number of salaries quoted 87 60 38
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Cwmbran -7 1 £25,000 -45.94%
Software Testing
South Wales

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Informix
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Informix
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat