The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 25 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 55 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.15% 2.91% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.54% 3.04% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 55 12 15
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
644 527 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.41% 95.99% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 568 423 316
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
South Wales

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 31 July 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 41 (45.56%) Finance
2 39 (43.33%) Test Scripting
3 35 (38.89%) ISEB
4 28 (31.11%) ISTQB
5 26 (28.89%) Automated Testing
6 24 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 14 (15.56%) Degree
9 13 (14.44%) JIRA
9 13 (14.44%) QA
9 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (14.44%) SQL
10 12 (13.33%) Visual Studio
10 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.33%) System Testing
11 11 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (12.22%) VirtualBox
11 11 (12.22%) T-Plan
11 11 (12.22%) Scrum
12 10 (11.11%) Validation
12 10 (11.11%) Banking
12 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 9 (10.00%) C#
13 9 (10.00%) WPF
14 8 (8.89%) Automation Testing
14 8 (8.89%) ClearQuest
14 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
15 7 (7.78%) TDD
16 6 (6.67%) Selenium
16 6 (6.67%) Java

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Project
2 5 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) HTTP
1 2 (2.22%) SSL
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) JIRA
2 12 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.89%) ClearQuest
4 6 (6.67%) Selenium
4 6 (6.67%) JUnit
4 6 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.56%) Maven
5 5 (5.56%) Ant
5 5 (5.56%) CruiseControl
6 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.22%) Subversion
7 2 (2.22%) Hudson
7 2 (2.22%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.22%) JBehave
General
1 41 (45.56%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
3 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) WPF
2 5 (5.56%) Web Services
3 4 (4.44%) HTML
4 3 (3.33%) .NET
4 3 (3.33%) XML
5 2 (2.22%) SOAP
5 2 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
1 2 (2.22%) UNIX
1 2 (2.22%) Windows
1 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
1 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) Test Scripting
2 26 (28.89%) Automated Testing
3 24 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (13.33%) System Testing
7 11 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (12.22%) Scrum
8 10 (11.11%) Validation
9 8 (8.89%) Automation Testing
10 7 (7.78%) TDD
11 6 (6.67%) BDD
11 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.67%) Test Automation
12 5 (5.56%) SOA
12 5 (5.56%) Data Analysis
13 4 (4.44%) User Stories
14 3 (3.33%) Web Testing
15 2 (2.22%) Code Coverage
15 2 (2.22%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) C#
3 6 (6.67%) Java
3 6 (6.67%) Groovy
4 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.22%) XQuery
5 2 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (38.89%) ISEB
2 28 (31.11%) ISTQB
3 14 (15.56%) Degree
4 6 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.22%) T-Plan
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle
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