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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 35 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 30 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.33% 5.42% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 5.56% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 27
Median salary £33,000 £32,750 £29,129
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% +12.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £31,900
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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
558 647 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 99.11% 97.44% 98.62%
Number of salaries quoted 521 547 566
Median salary £36,500 £36,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (59.09%) Selenium
3 24 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 22 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 19 (28.79%) Automation Testing
6 18 (27.27%) .NET
7 17 (25.76%) SQL
7 17 (25.76%) Regression Testing
8 16 (24.24%) Finance
8 16 (24.24%) Scrum
9 14 (21.21%) ISEB
10 13 (19.70%) Test Scripting
10 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
11 12 (18.18%) C#
11 12 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
12 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 11 (16.67%) Web Services
13 10 (15.15%) Functional Testing
14 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
15 8 (12.12%) QA
15 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
16 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
16 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
16 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
17 6 (9.09%) Kanban
17 6 (9.09%) Coaching
17 6 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
17 6 (9.09%) Defect Management

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:

Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (59.09%) Selenium
2 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.55%) Ranorex
4 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.03%) JBehave
5 2 (3.03%) JMeter
5 2 (3.03%) MSTest
5 2 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.52%) Toad
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Advertising
3 4 (6.06%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) .NET
2 11 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (3.03%) REST
6 1 (1.52%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Android
2 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 22 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 19 (28.79%) Automation Testing
5 17 (25.76%) Regression Testing
6 16 (24.24%) Scrum
7 13 (19.70%) Test Scripting
8 12 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
9 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 10 (15.15%) Functional Testing
11 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
12 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
12 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (9.09%) Coaching
13 6 (9.09%) Defect Management
13 6 (9.09%) Kanban
13 6 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
13 6 (9.09%) TDD
14 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
2 12 (18.18%) C#
3 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (3.03%) C++
5 2 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) ISEB
2 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) TOWER Software
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle