The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 80 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 19 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.50% 2.35% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.95% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 10
Average salary £30,125 £35,065 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.08% +19.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £27,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,565 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Manual Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
946 1086 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.61% 79.74% 69.47%
Number of salaries quoted 788 969 667
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Wales

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Wales

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
South Wales +3 19 £30,125 -14.08% 3
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) C++
4 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
5 7 (25.93%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) C
6 6 (22.22%) Google
6 6 (22.22%) IPTV
6 6 (22.22%) Mac OS
6 6 (22.22%) Digital Media
7 5 (18.52%) QA
7 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) Linux
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
9 3 (11.11%) Advertising
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.11%) DTV
9 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 3 (11.11%) TDD
9 3 (11.11%) WinForms
9 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
9 3 (11.11%) MySQL
9 3 (11.11%) JavaScript

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Informix
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
1 3 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 3 (11.11%) Selenium
1 3 (11.11%) TestLink
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) WATIR
3 1 (3.70%) JMeter
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Mocha
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) PhantomJS
3 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Analyst
1 19 (70.37%) Test Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Manual Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Automated Tester
5 1 (3.70%) QA Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) WinForms
4 2 (7.41%) MFC
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) DOM
5 1 (3.70%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) IPTV
1 6 (22.22%) Digital Media
2 3 (11.11%) DTV
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Mac OS
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Test Management
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile Marketing
5 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.70%) Bug Management
7 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C++
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) C
4 4 (14.81%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Korn
7 1 (3.70%) Groovy
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
2 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) TOWER Software
4 1 (3.70%) Perforce
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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