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

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
UK / Wales
Rank 83 79 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.17% 1.91% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.36% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 9
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,950 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

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
952 1019 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 85.92% 81.26% 81.69%
Number of salaries quoted 808 890 945
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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 +5 12 £32,500 +4.83%
West Wales -16 1 £20,500 -33.33%
Software Testing
UK

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) ISEB
3 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
4 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 10 (35.71%) Selenium
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) Business Analysis
6 9 (32.14%) Advertising
6 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
6 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
6 9 (32.14%) Functional Testing
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) MS Office
7 8 (28.57%) Validation
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 8 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (28.57%) iSeries
8 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
9 5 (17.86%) SDLC
10 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
10 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 4 (14.29%) QA
10 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
11 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 10 (35.71%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 8 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Software Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Software Test Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Software Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Junior
6 3 (10.71%) Junior Software Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Junior Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Business IT Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Systems 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 20 (71.43%) 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%) Functional Testing
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 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.86%) SDLC
7 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
8 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Test Management
9 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) ISEB
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
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