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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 48 56 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 25 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.32% 3.08% 8.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 3.16% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 58
Median salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
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
711 791 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.34% 97.29% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 628 643 572
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 25 July 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 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (55.38%) Finance
3 26 (40.00%) SQL
4 25 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 24 (36.92%) Selenium
5 24 (36.92%) ISEB
6 20 (30.77%) SOAP
7 18 (27.69%) SoapUI
8 16 (24.62%) ISTQB
9 15 (23.08%) Functional Testing
9 15 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (21.54%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (21.54%) QA
11 13 (20.00%) Software Testing
12 12 (18.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
13 11 (16.92%) Scrum
14 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (13.85%) Test Strategy
16 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
16 8 (12.31%) Manual Testing
16 8 (12.31%) XML
17 7 (10.77%) Migration
17 7 (10.77%) REST
17 7 (10.77%) Software Delivery
18 6 (9.23%) Degree
18 6 (9.23%) C#
18 6 (9.23%) Java
19 5 (7.69%) TDD
19 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center

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 (6.15%) CMS
1 4 (6.15%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (6.15%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) Selenium
2 18 (27.69%) SoapUI
3 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.15%) JBehave
4 4 (6.15%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.08%) ClearQuest
6 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.54%) JIRA
7 1 (1.54%) JMeter
7 1 (1.54%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (55.38%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) SOAP
2 8 (12.31%) XML
3 7 (10.77%) REST
4 3 (4.62%) Web Services
5 2 (3.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 15 (23.08%) Functional Testing
4 14 (21.54%) Non-Functional Testing
5 13 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 11 (16.92%) Scrum
6 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
7 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (13.85%) Test Strategy
9 8 (12.31%) Manual Testing
9 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
10 7 (10.77%) Migration
10 7 (10.77%) Software Delivery
11 5 (7.69%) Automation Testing
11 5 (7.69%) TDD
12 4 (6.15%) BDD
12 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.15%) OOP
12 4 (6.15%) SDLC
12 4 (6.15%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) C#
2 6 (9.23%) Java
3 4 (6.15%) Ruby
4 1 (1.54%) C++
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) ISEB
2 16 (24.62%) ISTQB
3 12 (18.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (9.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Alterian
1 4 (6.15%) Sitecore
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft