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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 96 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.51% 1.78% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 2.20% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 17
Average salary £35,000 £30,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.82% -16.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,650 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1111 1002 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.74% 81.27% 74.36%
Number of salaries quoted 917 848 826
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram 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 5 May 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
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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 -15 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1
North Wales - 1 £30,000 -
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 11 (57.89%) Finance
1 11 (57.89%) QA
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) Retail
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Perl
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) DTV
5 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 4 (21.05%) Cognos
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
5 4 (21.05%) SNMP
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) Multicast
5 4 (21.05%) Test Management
5 4 (21.05%) IGMP
5 4 (21.05%) RTSP
5 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Korn
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SNMP
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) IGMP
1 4 (21.05%) RTSP
1 4 (21.05%) Multicast
1 4 (21.05%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) Data Mining
3 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (10.53%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
1 4 (21.05%) DTV
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Test Management
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) Korn
4 1 (5.26%) Erlang
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cognos
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
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