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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 64 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.22% 2.14% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% 8.07% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 13
Median salary £31,925 £29,900 £29,129
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.77% +2.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,750 £34,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
173 223 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.45% 26.52% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 163 203 146
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +10.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,262 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £58,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 September 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 15 (88.24%) ISEB
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) QA
3 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) Selenium
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
6 3 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
6 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) System Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (17.65%) Sitecore
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) CMS
6 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 3 (17.65%) Alterian
6 3 (17.65%) SQL

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 3 (17.65%) CMS
1 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) JMeter
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
1 13 (76.47%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
5 3 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) System Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Alterian
1 3 (17.65%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago