The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title 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
Tester
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 2.38% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Tester
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Torfaen 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
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
121 49 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 96.03% 100.00% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 115 48 38
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Tester
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Tester Salary Trend in Torfaen

Tester
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester 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 - 3 £22,500 -
Tester
South Wales

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) PaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Informix
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) DTV
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Informix
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
1 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA