The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 54 20 42
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 27 59 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.33% 8.63% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 9.01% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 59 11
Average salary £30,750 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,150 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +2.00%
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
786 655 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.04% 95.76% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 645 579 397
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,928 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 July 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 27 (62.79%) ISEB
3 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (44.19%) Degree
4 19 (44.19%) Automation Testing
5 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
6 14 (32.56%) SQL
7 13 (30.23%) ISTQB
8 11 (25.58%) Banking
8 11 (25.58%) Validation
8 11 (25.58%) SOAP
9 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
9 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (20.93%) SoapUI
11 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
12 7 (16.28%) XML
13 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
13 6 (13.95%) Android
13 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
13 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (13.95%) Test Planning
14 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (11.63%) QA
14 5 (11.63%) Scrum
14 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
14 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
15 4 (9.30%) ClearQuest
15 4 (9.30%) Migration
15 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) DB2
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) SoapUI
2 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.30%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) Toad
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Banking
3 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) SOAP
2 7 (16.28%) XML
3 3 (6.98%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) RESTful
5 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Android
1 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Automation Testing
3 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
4 11 (25.58%) Validation
5 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Test Planning
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
9 4 (9.30%) Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
10 3 (6.98%) User Stories
10 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
11 2 (4.65%) Line Management
11 2 (4.65%) Test Management
11 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma
12 1 (2.33%) Data Management
12 1 (2.33%) ETL
12 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) C#
2 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) ISEB
2 19 (44.19%) Degree
3 13 (30.23%) ISTQB
4 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) HP
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