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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 85 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 16 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.22% 0.63% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.75% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 10
Median salary £32,250 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £30,600 £34,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1137 1193 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 86.60% 83.84% 80.48%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1018 867
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +5 11 £31,500 +5.00%
Mid Wales - 3 - -
West Wales -17 2 £32,500 +30.00%
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Selenium
3 15 (41.67%) ISEB
4 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
5 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 12 (33.33%) QA
5 12 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
7 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 10 (27.78%) Scrum
7 10 (27.78%) Functional Testing
8 8 (22.22%) TDD
9 7 (19.44%) C#
9 7 (19.44%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (16.67%) SQL
10 6 (16.67%) .NET
10 6 (16.67%) BDD
11 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
11 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (13.89%) Java
11 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.89%) Finance
11 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
12 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (11.11%) CMS
12 4 (11.11%) OOP
12 4 (11.11%) Web Testing
12 4 (11.11%) Umbraco
12 4 (11.11%) Alterian

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) CMS
1 4 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.56%) Appium
3 2 (5.56%) Calabash
3 2 (5.56%) eggPlant
3 2 (5.56%) Robotium
4 1 (2.78%) JMeter
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
1 14 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Test Leader
3 7 (19.44%) Test Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Tester
6 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) QA Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Software QA Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Fintech
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Android
1 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
4 10 (27.78%) Functional Testing
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 8 (22.22%) TDD
6 7 (19.44%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (16.67%) BDD
8 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
8 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.11%) OOP
9 4 (11.11%) Web Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
11 2 (5.56%) Agile Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C#
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) ISEB
2 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Alterian
2 4 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.56%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle