The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
UK / Wales
Rank 90 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.29% 0.44% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.45% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +23.52%
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +6.00%

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
998 1346 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.78% 97.89% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1150 1155
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
South Wales +8 3 £45,000 +7.14%
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (62.50%) Resource Management
2 5 (62.50%) V-Model
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Resource Management
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 5 (62.50%) V-Model
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP