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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 40 23 52
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 54 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.90% 8.31% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 8.57% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39 53 11
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £35,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
821 630 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.21% 96.92% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 693 564 457
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (55.77%) ISEB
3 27 (51.92%) Finance
4 23 (44.23%) Test Scripting
5 19 (36.54%) Automation Testing
5 19 (36.54%) SQL
6 17 (32.69%) Degree
7 15 (28.85%) SOAP
8 14 (26.92%) Software Testing
9 11 (21.15%) ISTQB
9 11 (21.15%) Scrum
9 11 (21.15%) SoapUI
10 9 (17.31%) Selenium
10 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (17.31%) XML
11 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.38%) QA
11 8 (15.38%) Banking
11 8 (15.38%) Validation
12 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
12 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (13.46%) Test Planning
12 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (13.46%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
13 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
13 6 (11.54%) Android
13 6 (11.54%) AS400
13 6 (11.54%) Java

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) SoapUI
2 9 (17.31%) Selenium
3 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
4 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.62%) ClearQuest
5 3 (5.77%) HP UFT
5 3 (5.77%) JBehave
6 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.85%) JUnit
7 1 (1.92%) Toad
7 1 (1.92%) NUnit
7 1 (1.92%) JIRA
7 1 (1.92%) WATIR
7 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.92%) Capybara
7 1 (1.92%) xUnit.net
7 1 (1.92%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.92%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.92%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) SOAP
2 9 (17.31%) XML
3 5 (9.62%) .NET
4 4 (7.69%) REST
5 3 (5.77%) Web Services
6 1 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) AS400
3 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Android
1 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) Test Scripting
3 19 (36.54%) Automation Testing
4 14 (26.92%) Software Testing
5 11 (21.15%) Scrum
6 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Validation
8 7 (13.46%) Test Planning
9 5 (9.62%) Manual Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
10 4 (7.69%) Migration
11 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.77%) Test Management
12 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (3.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) ISEB
2 17 (32.69%) Degree
3 11 (21.15%) ISTQB
4 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) HP
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