Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 86 85
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 13 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.32% 0.58% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.63% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 20
Cardiff median annual salary £36,000 £31,500 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +4.13% +8.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,375 £25,000
90th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £40,750
South Wales median annual salary £36,000 £31,675 £30,000
% change year-on-year +13.66% +5.58% -14.29%

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 898 946 1,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.26% 91.05% 85.81%
Number of salaries quoted 769 824 1,001
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,200 £53,000
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +2.70%

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (53.85%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) Banking
4 6 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
5 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Test-First Development
5 5 (38.46%) Wealth Management
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 4 (30.77%) DevOps
7 3 (23.08%) Ranorex
7 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
7 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
7 3 (23.08%) Task Automation
7 3 (23.08%) SDET
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 3 (23.08%) .NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Ranorex
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer in Test
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) CentOS
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Deployment
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Test-First Development
4 5 (38.46%) Wealth Management
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Product Management
6 3 (23.08%) SDET
6 3 (23.08%) Task Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) C-shell
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat