The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 89 72 86
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.39% 2.21% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.69% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 10
Median salary £30,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £42,500 £38,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software 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
1124 1041 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 86.93% 82.03% 81.32%
Number of salaries quoted 969 904 840
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Wales

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Wales

Software 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 Software Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 -11 15 £30,500 -14.08% 1
West Wales -16 3 £20,500 -33.33%
Software Testing
UK

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
4 12 (42.86%) Selenium
5 11 (39.29%) ISEB
6 9 (32.14%) Advertising
6 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
6 9 (32.14%) Business Analysis
6 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
7 8 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 8 (28.57%) iSeries
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) MS Office
7 8 (28.57%) Validation
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (25.00%) QA
8 7 (25.00%) Functional Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
10 5 (17.86%) Scrum
11 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
11 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
12 3 (10.71%) MS Excel

Software 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 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.57%) Toad
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 8 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Tester
5 6 (21.43%) Software Tester
6 5 (17.86%) Software Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Junior
7 3 (10.71%) Junior Software Tester
7 3 (10.71%) Junior Tester
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Tester
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Tester
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Business IT Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) iSeries
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
3 9 (32.14%) Business Analysis
3 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
3 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
4 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 8 (28.57%) ITIL
4 8 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (28.57%) Validation
5 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
9 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (10.71%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) ISEB
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
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