The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 92 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.89% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.92% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 7
Average salary - £41,250 £39,136
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1241 1303 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.95% 96.52% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1162 940
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Wales

Test Manager
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 Manager within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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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 0 4 - - 1
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Calabash
4 1 (16.67%) eggPlant
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) JBehave
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Robotium
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JBehave
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) Robotium
1 1 (16.67%) Calabash
1 1 (16.67%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
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Office for National Statistics
Posted: 14 days ago