The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 90 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 7 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.54% 0.55% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £33,500 £31,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.51% -9.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.55%
Test Management
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
949 964 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 72.66% 75.55% 70.22%
Number of salaries quoted 831 861 641
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Management
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Wales

Test Management
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
South Wales +2 6 £33,750 +6.29% 2
West Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Test Management 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 Management.

1 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) DTV
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) Fiddler
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Product Management
4 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) Korn
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Bug Management
4 4 (40.00%) CentOS

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Test Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Fiddler
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (20.00%) JBehave
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) Hudson
3 2 (20.00%) Gerrit
3 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) DTV
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Bug Management
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Product Management
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Code Coverage
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
1 4 (40.00%) Korn
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) XPath
2 2 (20.00%) Groovy
2 2 (20.00%) XQuery
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Perforce