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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 38 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 46 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.83% 6.27% 7.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.09% 50.55% 53.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 41
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
57 91 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.92% 12.40% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 53 73 81
Median salary £36,250 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £26,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 28 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Selenium
3 13 (26.00%) Finance
4 12 (24.00%) TDD
4 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (22.00%) Scrum
5 11 (22.00%) Java
6 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 10 (20.00%) Scala
7 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing
7 9 (18.00%) Games
7 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (16.00%) BDD
9 7 (14.00%) Project Management
9 7 (14.00%) Python
9 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.00%) Degree
9 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
9 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
9 7 (14.00%) Fintech
10 6 (12.00%) Apache Spark
10 6 (12.00%) HDFS
10 6 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (12.00%) Go
10 6 (12.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (12.00%) HBase

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 6 (12.00%) Apache Spark
1 6 (12.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Skype
1 5 (10.00%) Unified Communications
1 5 (10.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (12.00%) Big Data
2 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.00%) HBase
2 6 (12.00%) Sqoop
3 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Selenium
2 4 (8.00%) JUnit
3 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.00%) Ant
4 1 (2.00%) CocoaPods
4 1 (2.00%) Gradle
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) TestNG
4 1 (2.00%) Xcode
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Games
3 5 (10.00%) Billing
3 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Software Tester
2 9 (18.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Tester
3 8 (16.00%) Developer
4 7 (14.00%) QA Tester
4 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Software QA Tester
5 6 (12.00%) Big Data Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Java Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Java Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Software Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) UAT Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) REST
2 4 (8.00%) SOAP
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) Ajax
5 1 (2.00%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.00%) AVFoundation
5 1 (2.00%) Core Data
5 1 (2.00%) CSS3
5 1 (2.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.00%) React
5 1 (2.00%) RESTful
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Fintech
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.00%) CentOS
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) TDD
3 11 (22.00%) Scrum
4 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
6 8 (16.00%) BDD
7 7 (14.00%) Project Management
7 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Automation Testing
9 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.00%) Process Improvement
10 4 (8.00%) Software Delivery
10 4 (8.00%) Static Code Analysis
10 4 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) Java
2 10 (20.00%) Scala
3 7 (14.00%) Python
4 6 (12.00%) Go
4 6 (12.00%) Ruby
4 6 (12.00%) SQL
5 3 (6.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) PMP
3 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Ansible
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Cloudera
1 6 (12.00%) Hortonworks
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco
3 4 (8.00%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago