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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 63 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.65% 0.58% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.10% 2.31% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 9
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,600 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
155 173 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.31% 25.15% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 146 150 151
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 6 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 (83.33%) ISEB
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
6 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
7 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 4 (22.22%) System Testing
7 4 (22.22%) QA
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (16.67%) Advertising
8 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 3 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (16.67%) C++
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (11.11%) Scrum
9 2 (11.11%) Selenium
9 2 (11.11%) Use Case
9 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
10 1 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Testing

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Analyst
2 14 (77.78%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
4 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (22.22%) System Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Use Case
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Open Source
8 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
8 1 (5.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) C++
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) HP
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago