The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 77 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.37% 2.92% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 3.80% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 5
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Test Strategy
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
650 527 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.25% 77.05% 75.53%
Number of salaries quoted 527 466 316
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Cardiff

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Big Data
5 1 (16.67%) GitHub
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Erlang
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Erlang
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
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