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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 50 69 45
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 16 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.68% 0.51% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 0.68% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 4
Average salary £30,750 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
481 439 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.43% 75.04% 65.36%
Number of salaries quoted 400 398 264
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (84.00%) ISTQB
2 19 (76.00%) ISEB
3 16 (64.00%) Finance
4 14 (56.00%) Automated Testing
4 14 (56.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (44.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (24.00%) JIRA
8 5 (20.00%) Selenium
8 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.00%) System Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (16.00%) Java
9 4 (16.00%) Maven
9 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (16.00%) Advertising
9 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
10 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (12.00%) JBehave
10 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
10 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
10 3 (12.00%) BDD
10 3 (12.00%) Groovy
10 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (12.00%) Test Management
10 3 (12.00%) QA
10 3 (12.00%) Degree
10 3 (12.00%) Scrum

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) FileNet
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) Maven
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (12.00%) JBehave
4 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (12.00%) CruiseControl
4 3 (12.00%) Subversion
4 3 (12.00%) Ant
4 3 (12.00%) JUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Hudson
5 2 (8.00%) Gerrit
5 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) QA Manager
4 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Strategy Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) JSF
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
1 2 (8.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Automated Testing
1 14 (56.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (44.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) System Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) BDD
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) Test Management
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Code Coverage
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) Groovy
4 2 (8.00%) XQuery
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) ISTQB
2 19 (76.00%) ISEB
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
1 2 (8.00%) T-Plan
2 1 (4.00%) Kofax
2 1 (4.00%) ILOG
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago