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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 1.65% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £24,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.14% -  

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 175 54 41
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 96.15% 91.53% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 165 50 26
Median salary £42,763 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.17% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,934 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

Software Testing
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea - 3 £24,500 -
Software Testing
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) YouTrack
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Junior
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Software Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB