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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 27 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 1.64% - 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% - 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Median salary £31,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
54 41 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 88.52% 83.67% 77.50%
Number of salaries quoted 53 30 86
Median salary £34,000 £42,055 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.15% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Swansea - 1 £31,500 -
Software Testing
Wales

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) WinForms
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) PaintShop Pro
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Author
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Author
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft