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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
UK / Wales
Rank 76 104 97
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 18 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.69% 0.073% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.075% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 9
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +42.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,000 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -

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
1023 1336 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.79% 98.02% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1146 1132
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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 +35 16 £35,000 +9.37% 7
West Wales - 2 £31,250 - 5
Tester
UK

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) QA
3 10 (32.26%) Selenium
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
5 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Advertising
7 5 (16.13%) Games
7 5 (16.13%) ISEB
7 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.68%) C#
9 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
10 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
10 2 (6.45%) CEH
10 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
10 2 (6.45%) Android
10 2 (6.45%) Migration
10 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
10 2 (6.45%) Java
10 2 (6.45%) JavaScript

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 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) JMeter
2 1 (3.23%) MSTest
2 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Advertising
2 5 (16.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (3.23%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.23%) SDLC
8 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISEB
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.45%) CEH
4 1 (3.23%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (3.23%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (3.23%) CISA
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) GIAC
4 1 (3.23%) GPEN
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
Bangor, Gwynedd
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, West Lothian
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Neath, West Glamorgan
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Flint, Clwyd
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Newquay, Cornwall
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Rhyl, Clwyd
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Ammanford, Dyfed
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Ebbw Vale, Gwent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Penarth, South Glamorgan
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckley, Clwyd
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Llanelli, Dyfed
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Porthcawl, Mid Glamorgan
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Wales
American Consumer Panels
Posted: 12 days ago
Bethesda, Gwynedd
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 22 days ago
Lampeter, Cardiganshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 22 days ago
Welshpool, Powys
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 22 days ago
Betws-y-coed, Gwynedd
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 22 days ago
Wales
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 22 days ago