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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.69% 2.05% 2.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.33% 28.57% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 18
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
South Wales

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
83 56 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.79% 7.17% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 69 46 69
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,925 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) SQL
3 22 (32.84%) C#
4 20 (29.85%) Scrum
5 17 (25.37%) Selenium
6 15 (22.39%) Finance
6 15 (22.39%) .NET
6 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
6 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (20.90%) Java
7 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
8 13 (19.40%) HTML
8 13 (19.40%) CSS
9 11 (16.42%) MVC
9 11 (16.42%) Test Scripting
10 10 (14.93%) SOAP
10 10 (14.93%) T-SQL
10 10 (14.93%) TDD
11 9 (13.43%) XML
11 9 (13.43%) REST
11 9 (13.43%) Time Management
12 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
12 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (11.94%) Test Planning
12 8 (11.94%) Unix
12 8 (11.94%) Linux
12 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
12 8 (11.94%) Python
12 8 (11.94%) VB
12 8 (11.94%) Telecoms

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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 5 (7.46%) Apache
2 4 (5.97%) CMS
2 4 (5.97%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.97%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.48%) MySQL
4 3 (4.48%) OLAP
4 3 (4.48%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.49%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Selenium
2 7 (10.45%) Ant
2 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.45%) Maven
3 5 (7.46%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.97%) Gradle
4 4 (5.97%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.48%) JUnit
6 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.49%) Mocha
7 1 (1.49%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.49%) Subversion
7 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.45%) Marketing
4 6 (8.96%) Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Games
5 2 (2.99%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Developer
2 21 (31.34%) Analyst
3 15 (22.39%) .NET Developer
4 14 (20.90%) Test Analyst
5 11 (16.42%) .NET Software Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.45%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.45%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.96%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Junior
9 4 (5.97%) Development Manager
9 4 (5.97%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.97%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) .NET
2 13 (19.40%) CSS
2 13 (19.40%) HTML
3 10 (14.93%) SOAP
4 9 (13.43%) REST
4 9 (13.43%) XML
5 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
5 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (10.45%) Web Services
7 5 (7.46%) Ajax
7 5 (7.46%) jQuery
7 5 (7.46%) JSON
8 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.97%) Ext JS
8 4 (5.97%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (5.97%) RESTful
8 4 (5.97%) Spring
8 4 (5.97%) Spring Security
8 4 (5.97%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.48%) Fintech
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Linux
1 8 (11.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) Scrum
3 11 (16.42%) MVC
3 11 (16.42%) Test Scripting
4 10 (14.93%) TDD
5 9 (13.43%) Time Management
6 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.94%) Test Planning
7 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.45%) Manual Testing
7 7 (10.45%) Online Marketing
7 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Project Management
8 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.96%) SDLC
8 6 (8.96%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.46%) BDD
9 5 (7.46%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) SQL
2 22 (32.84%) C#
3 14 (20.90%) Java
3 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.93%) T-SQL
5 8 (11.94%) Python
5 8 (11.94%) VB
6 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.97%) Perl
6 4 (5.97%) Scala
7 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.99%) C++
8 2 (2.99%) PHP
8 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
1 7 (10.45%) ISEB
1 7 (10.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle
2 4 (5.97%) Alterian
2 4 (5.97%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.99%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.49%) VMware
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