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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 56 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.81% 2.91% 2.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.67% 35.82% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 47 23 15
Median salary £41,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
120 67 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.74% 8.12% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 106 65 55
Median salary £34,950 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,100 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 30 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.67%) Finance
3 25 (33.33%) SQL
4 20 (26.67%) Selenium
5 16 (21.33%) Project Management
5 16 (21.33%) Java
5 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (21.33%) SDLC
6 12 (16.00%) WebDriver
7 11 (14.67%) Scala
7 11 (14.67%) Waterfall
7 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
7 11 (14.67%) CSS
7 11 (14.67%) HTML
7 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.33%) Scrum
8 10 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (13.33%) SOAP
8 10 (13.33%) C#
8 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 10 (13.33%) Software Delivery
9 9 (12.00%) Fintech
9 9 (12.00%) HTML5
9 9 (12.00%) jQuery
9 9 (12.00%) Test Scripting
9 9 (12.00%) Ajax
10 8 (10.67%) MVC
10 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
10 8 (10.67%) PHP
10 8 (10.67%) MySQL

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 4 (5.33%) CMS
1 4 (5.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (5.33%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Office
3 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.67%) SPSS
5 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) MySQL
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.00%) Big Data
3 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.00%) OLAP
3 3 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (4.00%) Pentaho
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Selenium
2 12 (16.00%) WebDriver
3 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.67%) JUnit
5 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.67%) Ant
6 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.67%) Gradle
6 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.67%) Maven
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.33%) Subversion
7 1 (1.33%) TestNG
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Banking
2 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Games
3 3 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.67%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Project Manager
4 10 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) PHP Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Scala Developer
8 6 (8.00%) QA Leader
8 6 (8.00%) Tester
9 5 (6.67%) QA Tester
10 4 (5.33%) Development Manager
10 4 (5.33%) Test Leader
11 3 (4.00%) Big Data Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Lead Tester
11 3 (4.00%) SSAS Developer
11 3 (4.00%) SSIS Developer
11 3 (4.00%) SSRS Developer
11 3 (4.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) CSS
1 11 (14.67%) HTML
2 10 (13.33%) SOAP
3 9 (12.00%) Ajax
3 9 (12.00%) HTML5
3 9 (12.00%) jQuery
4 8 (10.67%) CodeIgniter
4 8 (10.67%) CSS3
4 8 (10.67%) Node.js
4 8 (10.67%) REST
4 8 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (5.33%) XML
6 3 (4.00%) MDX
7 2 (2.67%) .NET
7 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.67%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (2.67%) Middleware
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) Fintech
3 8 (10.67%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.67%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.67%) Statistics
7 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Android
2 1 (1.33%) CentOS
2 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.33%) Project Management
2 16 (21.33%) SDLC
3 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (14.67%) Waterfall
4 10 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (13.33%) Scrum
4 10 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 9 (12.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (10.67%) Manual Testing
6 8 (10.67%) MVC
6 8 (10.67%) OO
6 8 (10.67%) OO PHP
6 8 (10.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
6 8 (10.67%) Static Code Analysis
6 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
6 8 (10.67%) User Stories
7 7 (9.33%) TDD
8 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (21.33%) Java
3 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.67%) Scala
4 10 (13.33%) C#
5 8 (10.67%) PHP
6 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.67%) Python
7 2 (2.67%) R
7 2 (2.67%) VB
8 1 (1.33%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) ISEB
1 6 (8.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (8.00%) PMP
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) MBA
2 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Alterian
2 4 (5.33%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
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