The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 60 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 9 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.43% 1.75% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 0
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
System Testing
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
465 456 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.93% 79.86% 67.40%
Number of salaries quoted 408 388 213
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,096 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) ISEB
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) QA
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Banking
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) UML
7 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) RUP
7 1 (5.26%) DSDM
7 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
7 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (5.26%) Informatica

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) RequisitePro
1 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
1 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Test Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
2 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
2 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) RUP
5 1 (5.26%) DSDM
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Use Case
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Informatica
2 1 (5.26%) Teradata
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