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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 65 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.17% 0.31% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.36% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Median salary £35,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%

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
524 555 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 89.57% 84.73% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 494 485 476
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,855
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA