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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 87 85 97
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 16 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.20% 0.95% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.13% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 6
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
1115 1155 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 83.33% 84.31% 79.62%
Number of salaries quoted 949 933 906
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +6 11 £35,000 -
West Wales - 3 £32,500 -
North Wales - 1 - -
Mid Wales - 1 - - 1
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) ISEB
3 15 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 14 (40.00%) QA
4 14 (40.00%) Selenium
5 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
6 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 9 (25.71%) Scrum
8 8 (22.86%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (20.00%) TDD
10 6 (17.14%) C#
10 6 (17.14%) BDD
10 6 (17.14%) Exploratory Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Defect Management
11 5 (14.29%) Java
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
11 5 (14.29%) OOP
11 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Umbraco
12 4 (11.43%) Alterian
12 4 (11.43%) CMS
12 4 (11.43%) Finance
12 4 (11.43%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (11.43%) Sitecore
12 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
12 4 (11.43%) Web Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Mentoring

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 (11.43%) CMS
1 4 (11.43%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (11.43%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Big Data
1 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.86%) Appium
3 1 (2.86%) Calabash
3 1 (2.86%) eggPlant
3 1 (2.86%) Mocha
3 1 (2.86%) PhantomJS
3 1 (2.86%) Robotium
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
1 12 (34.29%) Test Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 7 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Web Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Web Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Tester
6 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) QA Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 9 (25.71%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 7 (20.00%) TDD
6 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (17.14%) BDD
7 6 (17.14%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 5 (14.29%) OOP
8 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.43%) Web Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
11 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C#
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) ISEB
2 15 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Alterian
2 4 (11.43%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.71%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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