The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 93 97 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.28% 0.38% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.46% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 21
Median salary £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,879 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £36,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
933 1090 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 88.44% 83.40% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 839 950 745
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in South Wales

Test Strategy
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cardiff +10 3 £32,000 -5.88% 1
Test Strategy
Wales

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Service Design
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
5 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Advertising
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
5 2 (18.18%) ClearQuest
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in South 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ClearQuest
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
1 2 (18.18%) JMeter
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
1 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Service Design
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
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