Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 69 96
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27 +12
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 10 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.91% 1.55% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.66% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 8
Cardiff median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £39,875 £46,250 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £30,000 £30,850 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.75% -11.86% -

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 963 844 1,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 88.11% 93.67% 88.70%
Number of salaries quoted 797 740 1,045
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,725 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,375 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.94% +6.67% +1.35%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Cardiff

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Cardiff

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Ranorex
4 3 (30.00%) Task Automation
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management

Functional Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Ranorex
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Product Management
3 3 (30.00%) Task Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test-First Development
4 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes