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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 44 62 23
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 29 14 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.24% 1.83% 8.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 1.89% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 62
Median salary £30,500 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £29,216 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,250 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.89% -1.42%
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
671 740 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.10% 96.86% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 586 598 571
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
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 26 June 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 45 (56.96%) Finance
2 44 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (46.84%) SQL
4 36 (45.57%) ISEB
4 36 (45.57%) Test Scripting
5 28 (35.44%) SOAP
6 24 (30.38%) Selenium
7 23 (29.11%) ISTQB
8 22 (27.85%) SoapUI
9 18 (22.78%) Functional Testing
10 17 (21.52%) Non-Functional Testing
10 17 (21.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (18.99%) Software Testing
11 15 (18.99%) QA
12 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
14 11 (13.92%) Scrum
14 11 (13.92%) Test Strategy
15 10 (12.66%) REST
15 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
15 10 (12.66%) XML
16 9 (11.39%) Migration
16 9 (11.39%) Degree
16 9 (11.39%) Software Delivery
16 9 (11.39%) SDLC
17 8 (10.13%) HP Quality Center
17 8 (10.13%) Manual Testing
17 8 (10.13%) Advertising
18 7 (8.86%) Java

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 (5.06%) CMS
1 4 (5.06%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (5.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (30.38%) Selenium
2 22 (27.85%) SoapUI
3 6 (7.59%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.33%) JBehave
5 4 (5.06%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.53%) ClearQuest
6 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.27%) JIRA
7 1 (1.27%) JMeter
7 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (56.96%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.44%) SOAP
2 10 (12.66%) REST
2 10 (12.66%) XML
3 5 (6.33%) Web Services
4 2 (2.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.57%) Test Scripting
3 18 (22.78%) Functional Testing
4 17 (21.52%) Non-Functional Testing
5 15 (18.99%) Software Testing
6 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
8 11 (13.92%) Scrum
8 11 (13.92%) Test Strategy
9 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
10 9 (11.39%) Migration
10 9 (11.39%) SDLC
10 9 (11.39%) Software Delivery
11 8 (10.13%) Manual Testing
12 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (6.33%) TDD
14 4 (5.06%) BDD
14 4 (5.06%) OOP
14 4 (5.06%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) Java
3 6 (7.59%) C#
4 5 (6.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.27%) C++
5 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (45.57%) ISEB
2 23 (29.11%) ISTQB
3 17 (21.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (11.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Alterian
1 4 (5.06%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft