Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 99 110
Rank change year-on-year +27 +11 -20
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 6 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.73% 1.09% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.22% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 6
Cardiff median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% +44.23% -11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £48,500 £42,500 £37,250
South Wales median annual salary £44,000 £35,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year +25.71% +34.62% -5.45%

System 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 749 1228 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.68% 88.92% 85.16%
Number of salaries quoted 663 1112 1129
Cardiff median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -1.37% +4.29%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,779
% change year-on-year +4.00% +1.96% +5.08%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Cardiff

System Testing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Cardiff

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Cardiff over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing System Testing 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 System Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (50.00%) Fintech
3 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) DSDM
3 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) NetBeans
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium

System 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 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
1 1 (16.67%) Heroku
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (50.00%) NetBeans
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) React Native
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (50.00%) DSDM
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Sage