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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 64 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 58 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.02% 8.44% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 8.81% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 58 14
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,390 £27,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
766 658 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.72% 95.78% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 616 560 436
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 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 18 (51.43%) Finance
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) ISEB
3 16 (45.71%) Automation Testing
4 14 (40.00%) Degree
5 13 (37.14%) SQL
6 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Banking
7 9 (25.71%) Validation
8 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
8 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
9 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 7 (20.00%) User Stories
10 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
10 6 (17.14%) Android
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
11 5 (14.29%) Scrum
11 5 (14.29%) QA
11 5 (14.29%) Selenium
11 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
12 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
12 4 (11.43%) SOAP
12 4 (11.43%) XML
13 3 (8.57%) Windows
13 3 (8.57%) .NET
13 3 (8.57%) Oracle
13 3 (8.57%) C#
13 3 (8.57%) JavaScript

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) DB2
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.71%) Toad
3 2 (5.71%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Banking
3 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) SOAP
1 4 (11.43%) XML
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Android
1 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Automation Testing
3 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Validation
5 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (20.00%) User Stories
7 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Release Management
10 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.71%) Line Management
10 2 (5.71%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Data Management
10 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.71%) ETL
10 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) ISEB
2 14 (40.00%) Degree
3 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP
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