The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank - - 14
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales - - 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
Tester
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West 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
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 93 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 100.00% 90.29% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 89 40
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £35,480 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Tester
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Tester Salary Trend in West Wales

Tester
Top 4 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Wales region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Wales region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago