Period
to 20 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 69 75
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.00% 1.83% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.94% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 30
Cardiff median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.88% +6.67% +29.31%
10th Percentile £39,400 £32,000 £24,400
90th Percentile £57,500 £46,000 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +13.10% +15.07% +19.67%

Test Strategy 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 875 772 1,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.76% 94.15% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 734 679 1,000
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,850 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,325
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Cardiff

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Cardiff

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Cardiff over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) QA
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 6 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (50.00%) Case Management
5 5 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
5 5 (50.00%) Test Planning
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (50.00%) Use Case
5 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) PHP
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Apple
5 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Validation
5 5 (50.00%) Bugzilla
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (40.00%) Electronics

Test Strategy
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:

Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Mocha
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 10 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (50.00%) Case Management
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 5 (50.00%) Use Case
3 5 (50.00%) Validation
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
2 4 (40.00%) SAP