The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Wales / West Wales
Rank - 21 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales - 8.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 10.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £31,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
107 59 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 95.54% 78.67% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 89 53 37
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £34,836
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £75,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the West 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 West Wales

Software Testing
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in West Wales

Software Testing
Top 2 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Junior
1 3 (100.00%) Junior Software Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Junior Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA