Period
to 25 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £29,129 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Tester
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 - 78
Rank change year-on-year - +78 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.34% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Cardiff median annual salary £29,129 - £30,000
South Wales median annual salary £29,129 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -19.09% +20.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 1,133 1,024 767
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 97.06% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 983 863 679
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £38,650 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.96% +3.07% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,000 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Manual Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Cardiff

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Tester in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Manual Tester in Cardiff

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, Manual Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Analysis

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center