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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 54 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 44 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.75% 6.59% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 6.75% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11 42 14
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £25,100 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,650 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
658 652 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.06% 97.60% 98.74%
Number of salaries quoted 542 540 485
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,200 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 19 (51.35%) Automation Testing
3 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (43.24%) ISEB
4 16 (43.24%) Degree
5 13 (35.14%) Banking
5 13 (35.14%) Validation
6 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
6 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
6 12 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (29.73%) SQL
8 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
8 7 (18.92%) User Stories
9 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Release Management
10 5 (13.51%) Test Planning
10 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Android
11 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
11 4 (10.81%) Selenium
12 3 (8.11%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (8.11%) QA
12 3 (8.11%) Scrum
12 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
12 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
12 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
12 3 (8.11%) Windows
13 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) Selenium
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Toad
4 2 (5.41%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Banking
3 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Android
1 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Automation Testing
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) Validation
4 12 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.92%) User Stories
6 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Release Management
7 5 (13.51%) Test Planning
8 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Scrum
10 2 (5.41%) Data Management
10 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.41%) ETL
10 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma
10 2 (5.41%) Project Management
10 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) ISEB
1 16 (43.24%) Degree
2 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago