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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 58 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 10 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.50% 1.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 0
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
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
480 451 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 72.07% 75.04% 70.84%
Number of salaries quoted 432 375 231
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,545
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 16 (80.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) ISEB
3 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) QA
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Banking
7 2 (10.00%) ClearQuest
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle
8 1 (5.00%) UML
8 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (5.00%) OO
8 1 (5.00%) RUP
8 1 (5.00%) DSDM
8 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
8 1 (5.00%) IBM
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.00%) Java
8 1 (5.00%) RequisitePro
8 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (5.00%) Open Source

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 16 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Analyst
2 12 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) RUP
4 1 (5.00%) DSDM
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) ISEB
2 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 to £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago