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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 56 48 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.78% 4.76% 8.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 4.84% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 54
Median salary £29,750 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.03% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,800 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,281 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.82% +4.61%
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
705 826 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.05% 98.33% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 621 699 575
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £52,500
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
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 28 August 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) Finance
3 21 (40.38%) Selenium
4 19 (36.54%) SQL
5 16 (30.77%) ISEB
6 15 (28.85%) SoapUI
7 14 (26.92%) ISTQB
8 13 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 12 (23.08%) Software Testing
10 11 (21.15%) SOAP
10 11 (21.15%) Functional Testing
11 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
12 9 (17.31%) Manual Testing
12 9 (17.31%) QA
12 9 (17.31%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (15.38%) XML
13 8 (15.38%) Scrum
14 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
15 6 (11.54%) C#
15 6 (11.54%) Test Strategy
15 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (9.62%) Automation Testing
16 5 (9.62%) Java
16 5 (9.62%) TDD
16 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
17 4 (7.69%) Degree
17 4 (7.69%) Web Testing
17 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
17 4 (7.69%) BDD

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 (7.69%) CMS
1 4 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (7.69%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (40.38%) Selenium
2 15 (28.85%) SoapUI
3 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.77%) JBehave
4 3 (5.77%) JMeter
4 3 (5.77%) Ranorex
4 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.85%) ClearQuest
5 2 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) SOAP
2 8 (15.38%) XML
3 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 11 (21.15%) Functional Testing
5 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
6 9 (17.31%) Manual Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Scrum
8 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.54%) Test Strategy
10 5 (9.62%) Automation Testing
10 5 (9.62%) TDD
10 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.69%) BDD
11 4 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Migration
11 4 (7.69%) OOP
11 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
11 4 (7.69%) Web Testing
12 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) Ruby
5 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) ISEB
2 14 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Alterian
1 4 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago