The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 65 73 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.29% 0.39% 3.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.42% 1.40% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 22
Median salary £35,000 £29,129 £29,565
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.15% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £29,129 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,129 £39,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
ISTQB
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
166 215 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.75% 27.89% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 146 173 204
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Cardiff

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 26 (92.86%) ISEB
2 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (64.29%) Functional Testing
4 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
5 16 (57.14%) SQL
6 15 (53.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (46.43%) Finance
8 12 (42.86%) Test Strategy
8 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (39.29%) Waterfall
9 11 (39.29%) SoapUI
9 11 (39.29%) SOAP
9 11 (39.29%) Software Delivery
9 11 (39.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (35.71%) Migration
11 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
12 7 (25.00%) QA
12 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 7 (25.00%) Scrum
13 5 (17.86%) C#
13 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
13 5 (17.86%) TDD
13 5 (17.86%) SDLC
14 4 (14.29%) Alterian
14 4 (14.29%) Selenium
14 4 (14.29%) Umbraco
14 4 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (14.29%) Sitecore
14 4 (14.29%) BDD

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (14.29%) CMS
1 4 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) SoapUI
2 4 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Analyst
1 23 (82.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
3 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Software Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) SOAP
2 3 (10.71%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Functional Testing
3 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
4 15 (53.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (39.29%) Software Delivery
6 11 (39.29%) Waterfall
7 10 (35.71%) Migration
8 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
9 7 (25.00%) Scrum
9 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
10 5 (17.86%) SDLC
10 5 (17.86%) TDD
11 4 (14.29%) BDD
11 4 (14.29%) OOP
12 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (7.14%) Project Management
13 2 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) ISEB
2 11 (39.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Alterian
1 4 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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