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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 65 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.45% 2.44% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 2.97% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 1
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -1.56%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
543 538 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.53% 82.01% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 440 446 365
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,614 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 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 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (50.00%) Retail
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) CRM
5 4 (33.33%) Cognos
5 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Data Mining
7 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
7 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (8.33%) Erlang
8 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (8.33%) Big Data
8 1 (8.33%) GitHub

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Erlang
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cognos
2 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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