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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.51% 4.22% 4.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.39% 43.94% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 14
Median salary £46,766 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.91% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,055 £30,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,500 £69,450
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
62 66 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.32% 9.59% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 57 59 45
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%

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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

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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 6 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (37.65%) Finance
3 24 (28.24%) Selenium
4 23 (27.06%) Java
5 20 (23.53%) SQL
6 18 (21.18%) Scala
7 17 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 16 (18.82%) SDLC
8 16 (18.82%) Project Management
9 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (16.47%) Test Scripting
11 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (15.29%) Software Delivery
11 13 (15.29%) Fintech
11 13 (15.29%) TDD
12 12 (14.12%) Scrum
12 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
13 10 (11.76%) WebDriver
13 10 (11.76%) Process Improvement
13 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
13 10 (11.76%) HTML
13 10 (11.76%) CSS
14 9 (10.59%) SOAP
14 9 (10.59%) ITIL
14 9 (10.59%) OO
14 9 (10.59%) JUnit
14 9 (10.59%) PMP
14 9 (10.59%) Python
14 9 (10.59%) Ajax
14 9 (10.59%) Requirements Analysis

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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 9 (10.59%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.06%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) Big Data
1 9 (10.59%) Hadoop
2 8 (9.41%) MySQL
3 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.24%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (7.06%) HBase
4 6 (7.06%) Sqoop
5 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.53%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (28.24%) Selenium
2 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 9 (10.59%) JUnit
5 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.53%) Ant
6 3 (3.53%) Gradle
6 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.53%) Maven
6 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.35%) Subversion
7 2 (2.35%) TestNG
8 1 (1.18%) CocoaPods
8 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.18%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.18%) Xcode
General
1 32 (37.65%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Games
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Project Manager
4 10 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Test Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) PHP Developer
6 8 (9.41%) QA Leader
7 7 (8.24%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Big Data Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Java Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Java Scala Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Scala Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Senior Java Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) SQL Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Test Leader
8 6 (7.06%) Tester
9 4 (4.71%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) CSS
1 10 (11.76%) HTML
2 9 (10.59%) Ajax
2 9 (10.59%) HTML5
2 9 (10.59%) jQuery
2 9 (10.59%) REST
2 9 (10.59%) SOAP
3 8 (9.41%) CodeIgniter
3 8 (9.41%) CSS3
3 8 (9.41%) Node.js
3 8 (9.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (3.53%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.53%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (3.53%) Spring
5 2 (2.35%) .NET
6 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.18%) J2EE
6 1 (1.18%) Middleware
6 1 (1.18%) Spring Security
6 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (15.29%) Fintech
2 8 (9.41%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.24%) Virtual Team
4 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) CentOS
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 16 (18.82%) Project Management
3 16 (18.82%) SDLC
4 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (16.47%) Test Scripting
6 13 (15.29%) Software Delivery
6 13 (15.29%) TDD
7 12 (14.12%) Scrum
8 10 (11.76%) Process Improvement
9 9 (10.59%) BDD
9 9 (10.59%) ITIL
9 9 (10.59%) Manual Testing
9 9 (10.59%) OO
9 9 (10.59%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (10.59%) Static Code Analysis
9 9 (10.59%) User Stories
10 8 (9.41%) Data Security
10 8 (9.41%) MVC
10 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) Java
2 20 (23.53%) SQL
3 18 (21.18%) Scala
4 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.59%) Python
6 8 (9.41%) PHP
7 7 (8.24%) Ruby
8 6 (7.06%) C#
8 6 (7.06%) Go
9 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.35%) R
11 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.18%) Perl
11 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) PMP
2 7 (8.24%) Degree
3 4 (4.71%) ISEB
3 4 (4.71%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.35%) MBA
4 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) HDFS
2 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Ansible
2 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) Cloudera
2 6 (7.06%) Hortonworks
3 5 (5.88%) TOWER Software
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.18%) HP
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago