The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 35 61 31
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 12 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.03% 1.71% 6.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 1.78% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 43
Median salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,129 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,300
UK excluding London median salary £33,375 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +2.94%
Test Analyst
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
626 675 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.43% 96.29% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 546 555 555
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,825 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Cardiff

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 48 (57.14%) Finance
2 47 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (47.62%) ISEB
3 40 (47.62%) SQL
3 40 (47.62%) Test Scripting
4 32 (38.10%) SOAP
5 25 (29.76%) SoapUI
6 24 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 24 (28.57%) Selenium
7 22 (26.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (22.62%) Functional Testing
9 17 (20.24%) Non-Functional Testing
9 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (20.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (20.24%) Software Testing
10 16 (19.05%) QA
11 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
12 11 (13.10%) REST
12 11 (13.10%) Test Strategy
12 11 (13.10%) XML
12 11 (13.10%) Scrum
12 11 (13.10%) SDLC
13 10 (11.90%) Software Delivery
13 10 (11.90%) Migration
13 10 (11.90%) Waterfall
13 10 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (11.90%) Degree
14 8 (9.52%) Manual Testing
15 7 (8.33%) Cucumber
15 7 (8.33%) Advertising

Test Analyst Skill Set
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 4 (4.76%) CMS
1 4 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 25 (29.76%) SoapUI
2 24 (28.57%) Selenium
3 7 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.14%) JBehave
5 4 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.57%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 48 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.10%) SOAP
2 11 (13.10%) REST
2 11 (13.10%) XML
3 5 (5.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (47.62%) Test Scripting
3 19 (22.62%) Functional Testing
4 17 (20.24%) Non-Functional Testing
4 17 (20.24%) Software Testing
4 17 (20.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
6 11 (13.10%) Scrum
6 11 (13.10%) SDLC
6 11 (13.10%) Test Strategy
7 10 (11.90%) Migration
7 10 (11.90%) Software Delivery
7 10 (11.90%) Waterfall
8 8 (9.52%) Manual Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.95%) Performance Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.95%) TDD
10 4 (4.76%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.62%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) Java
2 6 (7.14%) Ruby
3 5 (5.95%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (47.62%) ISEB
2 24 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 22 (26.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (11.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Alterian
1 4 (4.76%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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