Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 116 151
Rank change year-on-year -8 +35 -35
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 13 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.65% 1.22% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.31% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 14
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £30,873 £32,000 £26,275
90th Percentile £51,500 £51,949 £62,325
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,760 1,907 2,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.31% 92.98% 90.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,431 1,620 2,018
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Wales

Test Management
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Wales

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Wales over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Wales

Test Management
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
South Wales -11 12 £45,000 +32.35% 3
West Wales +11 1 £31,100 -38.05%
Test Management
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
1 8 (61.54%) Defect Management
2 7 (53.85%) TestRail
2 7 (53.85%) Acceptance Criteria
2 7 (53.85%) BBC
2 7 (53.85%) Welsh Language
2 7 (53.85%) Atlassian
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) PKI
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (7.69%) Wiki
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Android

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
2 7 (53.85%) TestRail
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (53.85%) Welsh Language
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Test Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Head of Test
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) BBC
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Defect Management
2 7 (53.85%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Atlassian
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) SAP