The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 89 85 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.12% 1.51% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.54% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 17
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,025 £26,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £35,000 £40,100
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1301 1364 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.94% 97.92% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1124 1148
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Tester
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Tester Salary Trend in Wales

Tester
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Wales

Tester
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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 -3 12 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Mid Wales - 2 £37,500 -
North Wales - 1 - -
Tester
UK

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Selenium
3 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
4 8 (29.63%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
6 6 (22.22%) QA
6 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.81%) C
7 4 (14.81%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.11%) MS Office
8 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Python
8 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery

Tester Skill Set
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 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Mocha
4 1 (3.70%) PhantomJS
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) C
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) Delphi
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
2 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) TOWER Software
3 1 (3.70%) HP
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