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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 82 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 23 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.65% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 0.71% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 6
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +5.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £30,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,582
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.48%
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
1152 985 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.82% 76.65% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 972 857 904
Average salary £37,000 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.96% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 +12 23 £35,000 +3.70%
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (63.27%) Java
3 30 (61.22%) Perl
3 30 (61.22%) Linux
3 30 (61.22%) Bash Shell
4 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
4 29 (59.18%) DTV
5 24 (48.98%) Web Services
6 23 (46.94%) REST
7 22 (44.90%) Test Automation
8 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
8 21 (42.86%) Subversion
8 21 (42.86%) Python
8 21 (42.86%) Automation Testing
8 21 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (42.86%) API Testing
9 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (26.53%) ISEB
12 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
12 12 (24.49%) Digital Media
13 11 (22.45%) Degree
14 10 (20.41%) Cucumber
15 9 (18.37%) BDD
15 9 (18.37%) TestLink
15 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
15 9 (18.37%) User Experience
15 9 (18.37%) DVB
15 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
15 9 (18.37%) Perforce

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (18.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) DVB
2 3 (6.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Subversion
1 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.41%) Cucumber
3 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
3 9 (18.37%) JIRA
3 9 (18.37%) JUnit
3 9 (18.37%) TestLink
4 4 (8.16%) FitNesse
4 4 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.04%) CA Gen
6 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Test Engineer
2 18 (36.73%) Automation Engineer
2 18 (36.73%) Test Automation Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Software Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Tester
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) QA Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Designer
8 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Release Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) Web Services
2 23 (46.94%) REST
3 4 (8.16%) SOAP
4 3 (6.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (59.18%) DTV
2 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (24.49%) Digital Media
4 9 (18.37%) User Experience
4 9 (18.37%) Statistics
4 9 (18.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (61.22%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) CentOS
2 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Test Automation
3 21 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 21 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 21 (42.86%) API Testing
4 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.37%) Product Management
5 9 (18.37%) BDD
5 9 (18.37%) Scrum
5 9 (18.37%) TDD
6 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Bug Management
6 8 (16.33%) Cyber Security
7 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) SDLC
9 2 (4.08%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) Java
2 30 (61.22%) Perl
2 30 (61.22%) Bash Shell
3 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
4 21 (42.86%) Python
5 9 (18.37%) Objective-C
5 9 (18.37%) Korn
6 8 (16.33%) C++
7 5 (10.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) ISEB
2 11 (22.45%) Degree
3 6 (12.24%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
1 9 (18.37%) Perforce
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) CA