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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 103 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.45% 0.37% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.46% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £35,750 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.82% +43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1054 877 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.01% 80.38% 72.83%
Number of salaries quoted 917 760 694
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,051 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 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
South Wales -10 5 £37,500 -34.78%
Mid Wales - 1 £34,000 -
Test Management
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Korn
2 11 (78.57%) DTV
2 11 (78.57%) Regression Testing
2 11 (78.57%) Perl
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (71.43%) BDD
3 10 (71.43%) Bug Management
3 10 (71.43%) TestLink
4 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
4 9 (64.29%) Confluence
4 9 (64.29%) CentOS
4 9 (64.29%) JIRA
4 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
4 9 (64.29%) Scrum
5 8 (57.14%) HTTP
5 8 (57.14%) Product Management
6 7 (50.00%) Python
6 7 (50.00%) C++
7 6 (42.86%) UNIX
7 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 6 (42.86%) C
7 6 (42.86%) Fiddler
7 6 (42.86%) Ruby
7 6 (42.86%) Wireshark
8 5 (35.71%) Client/Server

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) HTTP
3 6 (42.86%) Wireshark
4 2 (14.29%) Multicast
4 2 (14.29%) SNMP
4 2 (14.29%) DVB
4 2 (14.29%) IGMP
4 2 (14.29%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) TestLink
2 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (64.29%) JIRA
3 6 (42.86%) Fiddler
4 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (21.43%) JUnit
5 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 2 (14.29%) Xcode
6 1 (7.14%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) DTV
2 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) User Experience
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) Statistics
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) CentOS
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Regression Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) BDD
3 10 (71.43%) Bug Management
4 9 (64.29%) Scrum
5 8 (57.14%) Product Management
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Perl
1 11 (78.57%) Korn
2 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
3 7 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) C
4 6 (42.86%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Perforce
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle