The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 25 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 0.90% - 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% - 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £30,000 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
Test Strategy
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 27 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 85.59% 50.94% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56 23 44
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the North Wales region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in North Wales

Test Strategy
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham - 1 £30,000 -
Test Strategy
Wales

Test Strategy
Top 6 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification