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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 24 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 7.94% - 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% - 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 2
Average salary £45,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
115 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 91.27% 79.59% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 109 38 34
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram 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 29 May 2015. 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 - 10 £45,500 -
Software Testing
South Wales

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 12 (85.71%) SDLC
4 11 (78.57%) Multicast
4 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (78.57%) Unicast
4 11 (78.57%) IGMP
4 11 (78.57%) RTSP
4 11 (78.57%) Korn
4 11 (78.57%) Client/Server
4 11 (78.57%) SNMP
4 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
4 11 (78.57%) DTV
4 11 (78.57%) Perl
4 11 (78.57%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 4 (28.57%) Test Management
7 4 (28.57%) MS Office
8 3 (21.43%) ISEB
8 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Scrum
9 2 (14.29%) C#
9 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 2 (14.29%) .NET

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Multicast
1 11 (78.57%) Unicast
1 11 (78.57%) IGMP
1 11 (78.57%) RTSP
1 11 (78.57%) SNMP
1 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
2 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Team Leader
1 11 (78.57%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (78.57%) Client/Server
1 11 (78.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 12 (85.71%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Korn
1 11 (78.57%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Telerik