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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
UK / Wales
Rank 73 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 21 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.92% 1.85% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.29% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 25
Median salary £34,000 £32,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
936 1003 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 85.56% 80.89% 81.96%
Number of salaries quoted 792 877 941
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +23 21 £34,000 +6.25%
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) Selenium
3 20 (48.78%) Scrum
4 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
5 11 (26.83%) Exploratory Testing
5 11 (26.83%) SQL
6 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
6 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
7 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
7 9 (21.95%) Games
7 9 (21.95%) QA
7 9 (21.95%) Finance
8 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
8 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Automation Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
9 7 (17.07%) .NET
9 7 (17.07%) C#
9 7 (17.07%) Web Services
10 6 (14.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Kanban
10 6 (14.63%) TDD
11 5 (12.20%) TOWER Software
11 5 (12.20%) ISEB
11 5 (12.20%) Functional Testing
12 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
12 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
12 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
12 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
12 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework

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:

Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Appium
3 1 (2.44%) Calabash
3 1 (2.44%) eggPlant
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) Robotium
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
1 9 (21.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Analyst
1 31 (75.61%) Test Analyst
2 16 (39.02%) Senior Analyst
2 16 (39.02%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Software Tester
3 7 (17.07%) Tester
4 3 (7.32%) QA Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) QA Tester
4 3 (7.32%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Software Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
1 7 (17.07%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Fintech
1 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Android
1 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Scrum
3 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
4 11 (26.83%) Exploratory Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
6 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
7 8 (19.51%) Automation Testing
7 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
7 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
9 6 (14.63%) Kanban
9 6 (14.63%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (14.63%) TDD
10 5 (12.20%) Functional Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
12 3 (7.32%) Coaching
13 2 (4.88%) Black-Box Testing
13 2 (4.88%) Defect Management
13 2 (4.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) TOWER Software
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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