The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 84 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 14 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.14% 0.72% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.75% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 3
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -21.27%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1184 1206 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.42% 96.95% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1084 928
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Manager
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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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales +16 14 £37,500 -11.76%
Test Manager
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Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (28.00%) ISEB
4 6 (24.00%) Electronics
4 6 (24.00%) Firmware
4 6 (24.00%) RFID
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (24.00%) QA
4 6 (24.00%) Build Automation
4 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Mac OS
4 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
5 5 (20.00%) Statistics
5 5 (20.00%) Information Management
5 5 (20.00%) IBM
5 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Test Management
8 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (8.00%) SQL

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) RFID
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Firmware
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
1 6 (24.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (24.00%) OO
2 6 (24.00%) Build Automation
2 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (20.00%) Information Management
3 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Test Management
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.00%) CMMI
7 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (28.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) SAP