The median annual salary for a Tester was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Wales during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Wales / West Wales
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 2.44% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 120 71 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 97.56% 98.61% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 101 64 31
Median salary £38,500 £30,000 £42,055
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.33% -28.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in West Wales

Tester
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for Tester in West Wales

Tester
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 Tester within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 22 March 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 - 2 £28,000 - 1
Carmarthenshire - 1 £25,000 - 2
Tester
Wales

Tester Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 West Wales region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management

Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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 (14.29%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
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