The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 62 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 6 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.88% 1.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 2.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Average salary £31,500 £32,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
493 405 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 72.71% 73.77% 73.26%
Number of salaries quoted 441 332 237
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
South Wales

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

System Testing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Cardiff

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) ISEB
3 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) QA
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) ClearQuest
7 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (5.00%) Validation
8 1 (5.00%) JSON
8 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (5.00%) RequisitePro
8 1 (5.00%) Java
8 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.00%) XML
8 1 (5.00%) UNIX

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.00%) RequisitePro
2 1 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Analyst
2 12 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) RUP
5 1 (5.00%) DSDM
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) ISEB
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago