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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 68 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.73% 1.36% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.62% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £33,250 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
568 557 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.68% 84.01% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 480 488 284
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,855 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
3 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
4 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) Capybara
6 2 (28.57%) xUnit.net
6 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
6 2 (28.57%) eggPlant
6 2 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
6 2 (28.57%) Gherkin

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Capybara
3 2 (28.57%) eggPlant
3 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
3 2 (28.57%) TestNG
3 2 (28.57%) WATIR
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) xUnit.net
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Flex
2 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) V-Model
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago