Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 122 98
Rank change year-on-year +29 -24 +32
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 14 15 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.99% 0.70% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.78% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 45
South Wales median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £31,775 £26,275 £32,500
90th Percentile £38,000 £62,325 £40,700
Wales median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14% +2.94%

Test Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1250 1928 2093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.40% 89.93% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1729 1791
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,270 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +40 9 £34,000 -46.88% 1
Newport -3 3 £36,000 +20.00%
Torfaen +5 1 - -
Test Management
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 12 (85.71%) Defect Management
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
3 9 (64.29%) Software Delivery
3 9 (64.29%) Workload Management
4 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
5 6 (42.86%) Coaching
6 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Retail
6 5 (35.71%) JIRA
7 4 (28.57%) Selenium
7 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
7 4 (28.57%) JMeter
7 4 (28.57%) Zephyr
7 4 (28.57%) SDLC
8 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (21.43%) Advertising
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Unified Process
9 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 2 (14.29%) Romanian Language
9 2 (14.29%) Cucumber

Test Management
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) JMeter
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 4 (28.57%) Zephyr
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) TestLink
4 1 (7.14%) VersionOne
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Advertising
4 2 (14.29%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Senior Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Senior Test Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Quality Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) CentOS
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Defect Management
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) Software Delivery
3 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
3 9 (64.29%) Workload Management
4 6 (42.86%) Coaching
5 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 2 (14.29%) Network Management
8 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) RUP
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Korn
2 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) BMC
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat