The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 41 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.26% 5.27% 6.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.64% 50.72% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 32
Median salary £45,000 £38,250 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £51,250 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
55 69 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.77% 10.39% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 59
Median salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £27,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £79,750 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

QA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

QA Salary Trend in Cardiff

QA
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing QA 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 QA.

1 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) Finance
3 22 (29.33%) Selenium
4 20 (26.67%) Java
5 19 (25.33%) Waterfall
6 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (21.33%) Scala
8 14 (18.67%) Test Scripting
8 14 (18.67%) SDLC
9 13 (17.33%) SQL
9 13 (17.33%) TDD
10 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (16.00%) Fintech
10 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 11 (14.67%) Scrum
12 10 (13.33%) Project Management
12 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
12 10 (13.33%) HTML
12 10 (13.33%) CSS
12 10 (13.33%) Software Delivery
13 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
13 9 (12.00%) WebDriver
13 9 (12.00%) jQuery
13 9 (12.00%) Manual Testing
13 9 (12.00%) BDD
13 9 (12.00%) HTML5
13 9 (12.00%) Process Improvement
13 9 (12.00%) OO
13 9 (12.00%) Python
13 9 (12.00%) PMP

QA
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 8 (10.67%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Office
1 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Skype
1 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (4.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) Big Data
1 8 (10.67%) Hadoop
1 8 (10.67%) MySQL
2 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (9.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (8.00%) HBase
3 6 (8.00%) Sqoop
4 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.67%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.67%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Selenium
2 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (10.67%) JUnit
5 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.00%) Ant
6 3 (4.00%) Gradle
6 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.00%) Maven
7 2 (2.67%) Subversion
7 2 (2.67%) TestNG
8 1 (1.33%) CocoaPods
8 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.33%) Xcode
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Games
3 4 (5.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.00%) Billing
4 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) Tester
4 9 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.00%) QA Tester
5 8 (10.67%) PHP Developer
5 8 (10.67%) QA Leader
5 8 (10.67%) Software Tester
5 8 (10.67%) Test Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Project Manager
6 7 (9.33%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Big Data Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Java Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Java Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Software QA Tester
7 6 (8.00%) Test Leader
8 5 (6.67%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) CSS
1 10 (13.33%) HTML
2 9 (12.00%) Ajax
2 9 (12.00%) HTML5
2 9 (12.00%) jQuery
3 8 (10.67%) CodeIgniter
3 8 (10.67%) CSS3
3 8 (10.67%) Node.js
3 8 (10.67%) REST
3 8 (10.67%) SOAP
3 8 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (4.00%) Spring
5 2 (2.67%) .NET
6 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.33%) Core Data
6 1 (1.33%) J2EE
6 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.00%) Fintech
3 8 (10.67%) Mobile App
4 7 (9.33%) Virtual Team
5 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) Statistics
7 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) CentOS
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.33%) Waterfall
3 14 (18.67%) SDLC
3 14 (18.67%) Test Scripting
4 13 (17.33%) TDD
5 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.67%) Scrum
7 10 (13.33%) Project Management
7 10 (13.33%) Software Delivery
8 9 (12.00%) BDD
8 9 (12.00%) Manual Testing
8 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.00%) OO
8 9 (12.00%) Process Improvement
9 8 (10.67%) ITIL
9 8 (10.67%) MVC
9 8 (10.67%) OO PHP
9 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2
9 8 (10.67%) Static Code Analysis
9 8 (10.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.67%) Java
2 16 (21.33%) Scala
3 13 (17.33%) SQL
4 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.00%) Python
6 8 (10.67%) PHP
7 6 (8.00%) Go
7 6 (8.00%) Ruby
8 5 (6.67%) C#
9 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.67%) R
11 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.33%) Perl
11 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
1 9 (12.00%) PMP
2 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.67%) ISEB
3 2 (2.67%) MBA
3 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.67%) RHCE
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) HDFS
2 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) Cloudera
1 6 (8.00%) Hortonworks
2 5 (6.67%) TOWER Software
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) HP
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