The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 29 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales - 4.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £31,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 124 58 39
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 96.12% 79.45% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 107 53 27
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,050 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing 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 in West Wales.

Salary trend for Software Testing in West Wales

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Software Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA