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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 32 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 47 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.62% 3.69% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.78% 3.77% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 42 25 11
Average salary £30,500 £29,129 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +21.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
693 663 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.61% 97.79% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 570 578 338
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 63 (63.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (58.00%) Finance
3 41 (41.00%) Test Scripting
4 39 (39.00%) ISEB
5 37 (37.00%) SOAP
6 34 (34.00%) Selenium
7 32 (32.00%) SQL
8 25 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 24 (24.00%) Scrum
9 24 (24.00%) QA
9 24 (24.00%) SDLC
10 21 (21.00%) SoapUI
10 21 (21.00%) Java
11 20 (20.00%) Waterfall
12 19 (19.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 18 (18.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (18.00%) Cucumber
13 18 (18.00%) REST
14 17 (17.00%) ISTQB
14 17 (17.00%) Performance Testing
15 16 (16.00%) Test Automation
15 16 (16.00%) Automated Testing
16 15 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (14.00%) Ruby
18 13 (13.00%) V-Model
18 13 (13.00%) JBehave
19 12 (12.00%) Degree
20 11 (11.00%) Advertising
21 10 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
22 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (34.00%) Selenium
2 21 (21.00%) SoapUI
3 18 (18.00%) Cucumber
4 13 (13.00%) JBehave
5 5 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.00%) ClearQuest
6 4 (4.00%) HP UFT
6 4 (4.00%) JMeter
6 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.00%) JUnit
8 1 (1.00%) Capybara
8 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.00%) JIRA
8 1 (1.00%) NUnit
8 1 (1.00%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.00%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.00%) TestNG
8 1 (1.00%) WATIR
8 1 (1.00%) xUnit.net
General
1 58 (58.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.00%) SOAP
2 18 (18.00%) REST
3 8 (8.00%) XML
4 5 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (1.00%) .NET
5 1 (1.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) AS400
3 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.00%) Unix
1 5 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (63.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.00%) Test Scripting
3 25 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 24 (24.00%) Scrum
4 24 (24.00%) SDLC
5 20 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 19 (19.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 17 (17.00%) Performance Testing
8 16 (16.00%) Automated Testing
8 16 (16.00%) Test Automation
9 15 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (13.00%) V-Model
11 8 (8.00%) Functional Testing
12 7 (7.00%) Test Strategy
13 5 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (5.00%) Migration
13 5 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (5.00%) Software Delivery
13 5 (5.00%) System Testing
14 4 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.00%) SQL
2 21 (21.00%) Java
3 14 (14.00%) Ruby
4 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (39.00%) ISEB
2 18 (18.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (17.00%) ISTQB
4 12 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.00%) HP
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