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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 60 66 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 6 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.08% 1.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Median salary £30,000 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.12% -  

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 494 587 556
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 89.17% 84.22% 85.67%
Number of salaries quoted 440 473 484
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Cardiff

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) SOAP
6 5 (27.78%) JUnit
6 5 (27.78%) J2EE
6 5 (27.78%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
6 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
6 5 (27.78%) Spring
6 5 (27.78%) NetBeans
6 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
6 5 (27.78%) JSON
6 5 (27.78%) SaaS
6 5 (27.78%) REST
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) FTP
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) Apache
8 3 (16.67%) RPG
8 3 (16.67%) DB2
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 3 (16.67%) AS400
8 3 (16.67%) iSeries

System Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
1 5 (27.78%) JUnit
1 5 (27.78%) NetBeans
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) CircleCI
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Agile Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) AS400 Developer
4 3 (16.67%) RPG Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
3 5 (27.78%) J2EE
3 5 (27.78%) JSON
3 5 (27.78%) REST
3 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Django
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) AS400
1 3 (16.67%) iSeries
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) B2B
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) RPG
4 3 (16.67%) RPG III
4 3 (16.67%) RPG IV
5 2 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) HND
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) IFS
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Google