Software Testing Jobs in Wales

Software Testing
UK > Wales

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales requiring Software Testing skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Software Testing over the 6 months leading up to 15 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
15 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 75 116 104
Rank change year-on-year +41 -12 -30
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 52 23 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 2.19% 1.35% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.40% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 13
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,400 £25,450
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,819 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,210 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.79% +8.73% -10.53%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,196 £50,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% +6.67% +5.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales

Software Testing falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in Wales.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,767 1,645 1,934
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 74.31% 96.37% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,176 807 1,134
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £31,475
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - -6.25% +10.34%
75th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Wales

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Testing in Wales.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Wales

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Testing in Wales over the 6 months to 15 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Wales

Software Testing
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 15 June 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales +24 33 £52,500 +16.67% 3
West Wales +11 12 £45,000 -17.39% 1
North Wales +5 5 £27,500 - 1
Mid Wales - 2 - - 1
Software Testing
UK

Software Testing
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (57.69%) Azure
2 12 (23.08%) AWS
3 8 (15.38%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (3.85%) GCP
5 1 (1.92%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.92%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Bluetooth
1 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.85%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (13.46%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Postman
2 10 (19.23%) GitLab
2 10 (19.23%) JIRA
3 9 (17.31%) Git
4 8 (15.38%) JMeter
5 7 (13.46%) Selenium
5 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
6 6 (11.54%) SoapUI
7 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.69%) Cypress.io
8 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.85%) JUnit
8 2 (3.85%) TestNG
9 1 (1.92%) Appium
9 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.92%) REST Assured
9 1 (1.92%) Serenity BDD
9 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (42.31%) Social Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Electronics
3 4 (7.69%) Influencing Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Finance
5 2 (3.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Lead
2 8 (15.38%) Architect
3 7 (13.46%) Applications Support
3 7 (13.46%) Geospatial Architect
3 7 (13.46%) QA Leader
3 7 (13.46%) Software Architect
3 7 (13.46%) Test Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Tester
4 6 (11.54%) Automation Test Lead
4 6 (11.54%) QA Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Quality Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Test Leader
5 4 (7.69%) Integration Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Developer
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Python Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) QA Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Senior
6 3 (5.77%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
1 4 (7.69%) REST
1 4 (7.69%) Web Services
2 3 (5.77%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.92%) Playwright
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (13.46%) Legacy Systems
3 6 (11.54%) Low-Code
4 4 (7.69%) FMCG
4 4 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.92%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Test Automation
2 20 (38.46%) Agile
2 20 (38.46%) DevOps
3 15 (28.85%) CI/CD
3 15 (28.85%) Migration
4 11 (21.15%) Test Strategy
5 10 (19.23%) SDLC
6 8 (15.38%) Analytics
6 8 (15.38%) ETL
6 8 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 8 (15.38%) Roadmaps
6 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 7 (13.46%) BDD
7 7 (13.46%) Customer Experience
7 7 (13.46%) Fintech
7 7 (13.46%) Software Architecture
8 6 (11.54%) Defect Management
8 6 (11.54%) Mathematics
8 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) C#
4 6 (11.54%) C
4 6 (11.54%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.92%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) MISRA
3 2 (3.85%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Grafana
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) MuleSoft
1 6 (11.54%) OutSystems
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Rockwell
4 2 (3.85%) Siemens