The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Wales / South Wales
Rank 84 90 84
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 4 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.46% 0.73% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.89% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £35,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09%  

Test Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 746 1010 980
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 85.16% 81.65% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 640 852 852
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,100 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Test Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in South Wales

Test Management
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Test Management in South Wales

Test Management
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Cardiff - 4 £55,000 - 1
Test Management
Wales

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) JUnit
3 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
4 5 (38.46%) Mockito
4 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 5 (38.46%) Advertising
4 5 (38.46%) Spring
4 5 (38.46%) Java EE
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) ISEB
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) C
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.69%) VersionOne
8 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (7.69%) BDD
8 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JUnit
2 5 (38.46%) Mockito
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.69%) TestLink
3 1 (7.69%) VersionOne
General
1 5 (38.46%) Advertising
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
1 5 (38.46%) Java EE
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.69%) CentOS
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Bug Management
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) V-Model
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Korn
4 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Perforce
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago