The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 23 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 6.67% 1.67% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.62% 2.04% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Manual Testing
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 49 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 77.33% 81.67% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 60
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £34,836 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in West Wales

Manual Testing
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -7 5 £27,500 +10.00%
Manual Testing
Wales

Manual Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Wales region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) WinForms
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Volume Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Wales region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Volume Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft