Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Torfaen during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Tester
South Wales > Torfaen
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - +36 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 2.35% - 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% - 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Torfaen median annual salary £32,500 - £22,000
10th Percentile £26,250 - £21,000
90th Percentile £40,750 - £23,000
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +40.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Torfaen. 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
Torfaen
Permanent vacancies in Torfaen with a recognized job title 80 80 144
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.12% 98.77% 99.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59 60 133
Torfaen median annual salary £39,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.54% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £23,725 £21,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,450 £55,000 £55,250
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Torfaen

Tester
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Salary trend for Tester in Torfaen

Tester
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Torfaen over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Tester in Torfaen

Tester
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Torfaen region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran - 2 £32,500 - 1
Tester
South Wales

Tester Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Torfaen region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MTS
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Torfaen 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 (50.00%) MTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript