The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 48 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 20 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.92% 0.96% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 1.30% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 2
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
502 385 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.39% 73.61% 73.20%
Number of salaries quoted 448 310 241
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
South Wales

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 25 July 2014, 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 31 (86.11%) Automated Testing
2 30 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 24 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 20 (55.56%) Software Testing
5 18 (50.00%) JIRA
5 18 (50.00%) ISEB
6 14 (38.89%) VirtualBox
6 14 (38.89%) T-Plan
7 13 (36.11%) Finance
8 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (19.44%) System Testing
10 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
13 4 (11.11%) Welsh Language
13 4 (11.11%) QA
13 4 (11.11%) Selenium
13 4 (11.11%) Advertising
14 3 (8.33%) SQL
14 3 (8.33%) Validation
14 3 (8.33%) Degree
14 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
15 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
15 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (5.56%) XPath
15 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
15 2 (5.56%) QMS
15 2 (5.56%) Groovy

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) Ant
4 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 2 (5.56%) CruiseControl
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.56%) JBehave
4 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.56%) Hudson
4 2 (5.56%) Gerrit
4 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Advertising
2 4 (11.11%) Welsh Language
3 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Analyst
1 24 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Strategy Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) SOAP
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) XML
1 2 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Statistics
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Automated Testing
2 30 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 20 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (19.44%) System Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Validation
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) QMS
9 2 (5.56%) BDD
9 2 (5.56%) Scrum
9 2 (5.56%) Information Security
9 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.56%) SOA
9 2 (5.56%) Code Coverage
9 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) XQuery
2 2 (5.56%) XPath
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) Groovy
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Erlang
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 18 (50.00%) ISEB
3 8 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) T-Plan
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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