Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 65 92
Rank change year-on-year -10 +27 +8
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 12 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.20% 1.60% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.70% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 10
Cardiff median annual salary £38,750 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.97% +4.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £38,825 £37,275
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% +6.56%

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 876 764 1,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.51% 94.32% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 736 676 1,004
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

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 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) JIRA
4 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
4 5 (41.67%) Use Case
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) Test Planning
4 5 (41.67%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (41.67%) Case Management
4 5 (41.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) Apple
4 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Validation
4 5 (41.67%) Bugzilla
4 5 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 4 (33.33%) Electronics
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) Finance

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 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Bugzilla
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
3 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) Java SE
2 2 (16.67%) JDBC
2 2 (16.67%) JPA
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Case Management
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 5 (41.67%) Defect Tracking
2 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
2 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Test Planning
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) Use Case
2 5 (41.67%) Validation
2 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Java 8
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Apple
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Facebook
3 2 (16.67%) Google