The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy 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 Strategy over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 93 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 11 24 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.86% 1.80% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 2.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 1
Average salary £33,750 £34,625 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.52% +6.53%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Test Strategy
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
971 1060 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.62% 79.46% 68.88%
Number of salaries quoted 837 946 663
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Wales

Test Strategy
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 Strategy within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(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 -4 10 £32,500 -6.13% 1
West Wales - 1 £42,500 -
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 22 (64.71%) Test Scripting
2 18 (52.94%) Automated Testing
3 16 (47.06%) Finance
4 15 (44.12%) Performance Testing
5 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
6 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
6 11 (32.35%) JIRA
6 11 (32.35%) VirtualBox
6 11 (32.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (32.35%) T-Plan
7 10 (29.41%) ISEB
8 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
8 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
9 8 (23.53%) Banking
9 8 (23.53%) Retail
10 6 (17.65%) Security Testing
10 6 (17.65%) QA
11 5 (14.71%) SQL
11 5 (14.71%) Project Management
11 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (11.76%) Welsh Language
13 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
13 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (8.82%) Cognos
13 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
13 3 (8.82%) MS Office
13 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
13 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JMeter
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
2 8 (23.53%) Retail
3 4 (11.76%) Welsh Language
4 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 13 (38.24%) Test Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Test Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Test Leader
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Tester
9 1 (2.94%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Test Scripting
2 18 (52.94%) Automated Testing
3 15 (44.12%) Performance Testing
4 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 11 (32.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
7 6 (17.65%) Security Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.88%) CRM
10 2 (5.88%) Information Security
10 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.94%) System Testing
11 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.94%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.94%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Ruby
2 2 (5.88%) Erlang
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
2 2 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
2 10 (29.41%) ISEB
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) T-Plan
2 3 (8.82%) Cognos
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
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