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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 24 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 8.00% - 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.34% - 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £31,500 - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software 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 47 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 77.33% 81.03% 83.78%
Number of salaries quoted 52 37 58
Average salary £30,750 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 Software Testing within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 14 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 - 6 £31,500 -
Software Testing
Wales

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Wales region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) WinForms
2 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) System Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Kanban
3 3 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Volume Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Wales region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) PaintShop Pro
1 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Author
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Author
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) WinForms
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Kanban
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft