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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 82 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 21 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.57% 0.87% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.04% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 2
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
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
1093 1153 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.93% 83.73% 83.28%
Number of salaries quoted 933 960 866
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +16 16 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Mid Wales - 4 £42,500 -
West Wales -15 1 £31,500 +26.00%
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (64.44%) ISEB
3 26 (57.78%) ISTQB
4 17 (37.78%) Test Scripting
5 14 (31.11%) Automated Testing
6 13 (28.89%) Selenium
6 13 (28.89%) Software Testing
6 13 (28.89%) QA
7 8 (17.78%) Scrum
7 8 (17.78%) Functional Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Mobile Marketing
8 7 (15.56%) PaaS
8 7 (15.56%) Big Data
8 7 (15.56%) Advertising
8 7 (15.56%) Marketing
8 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
8 7 (15.56%) Data Mining
8 7 (15.56%) Linux
8 7 (15.56%) Web Services
8 7 (15.56%) Unix
8 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
9 6 (13.33%) C#
9 6 (13.33%) TDD
9 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 6 (13.33%) Defect Management
10 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (11.11%) SDLC
10 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.11%) BDD

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 (8.89%) CMS
1 4 (8.89%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (8.89%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Big Data
1 7 (15.56%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Selenium
2 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Mocha
4 1 (2.22%) PhantomJS
General
1 7 (15.56%) Advertising
1 7 (15.56%) Marketing
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Analyst
1 24 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Test Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 5 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Web Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) QA Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Software QA Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Java Automation Tester
9 1 (2.22%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
1 7 (15.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Test Scripting
3 14 (31.11%) Automated Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Software Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Functional Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Scrum
6 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.56%) Mobile Marketing
7 6 (13.33%) Defect Management
7 6 (13.33%) TDD
7 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.11%) BDD
8 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.11%) OOP
8 5 (11.11%) SDLC
8 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Web Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) C#
2 4 (8.89%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) Ruby
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) ISEB
2 26 (57.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Alterian
1 4 (8.89%) Sitecore
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) TOWER Software
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