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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 29 52 35
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 42 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.70% 1.90% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.89% 1.97% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 5
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
610 557 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.29% 96.37% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 538 468 320
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £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
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 22 September 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 47 (47.47%) Finance
2 40 (40.40%) Test Scripting
3 34 (34.34%) ISEB
4 26 (26.26%) Automated Testing
5 25 (25.25%) ISTQB
6 23 (23.23%) Test Strategy
7 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (21.21%) Mentoring
9 19 (19.19%) SQL
10 16 (16.16%) JIRA
10 16 (16.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (15.15%) Degree
12 14 (14.14%) Software Testing
12 14 (14.14%) T-Plan
12 14 (14.14%) VirtualBox
13 13 (13.13%) Scrum
14 12 (12.12%) Banking
14 12 (12.12%) QA
15 10 (10.10%) System Testing
15 10 (10.10%) Automation Testing
15 10 (10.10%) Selenium
15 10 (10.10%) Visual Studio
15 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
16 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
16 9 (9.09%) TDD
17 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
17 8 (8.08%) Validation
17 8 (8.08%) WPF
17 8 (8.08%) C#
17 8 (8.08%) Test Automation

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS Project
2 5 (5.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) HTTP
1 2 (2.02%) SSL
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (16.16%) JIRA
2 10 (10.10%) Selenium
2 10 (10.10%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.07%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.07%) ClearQuest
4 6 (6.06%) JUnit
4 6 (6.06%) WebDriver
4 6 (6.06%) SoapUI
5 5 (5.05%) Ant
5 5 (5.05%) Maven
5 5 (5.05%) CruiseControl
6 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.02%) Subversion
7 2 (2.02%) Hudson
7 2 (2.02%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.02%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.02%) JBehave
8 1 (1.01%) MSTest
8 1 (1.01%) WATIR
General
1 47 (47.47%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Banking
3 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.08%) WPF
2 7 (7.07%) Web Services
3 4 (4.04%) HTML
4 3 (3.03%) .NET
5 2 (2.02%) JSON
5 2 (2.02%) XML
5 2 (2.02%) SOAP
6 1 (1.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
1 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.03%) Windows
2 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.02%) UNIX
2 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.40%) Test Scripting
2 26 (26.26%) Automated Testing
3 23 (23.23%) Test Strategy
4 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (21.21%) Mentoring
6 16 (16.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (14.14%) Software Testing
8 13 (13.13%) Scrum
9 10 (10.10%) System Testing
9 10 (10.10%) Automation Testing
10 9 (9.09%) TDD
11 8 (8.08%) Validation
11 8 (8.08%) Test Automation
12 7 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.06%) User Stories
13 6 (6.06%) BDD
14 5 (5.05%) SOA
14 5 (5.05%) Data Analysis
15 4 (4.04%) Regression Testing
16 3 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.19%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) C#
3 7 (7.07%) Java
4 6 (6.06%) Groovy
5 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.02%) XPath
6 2 (2.02%) XQuery
7 1 (1.01%) PHP
7 1 (1.01%) C++
7 1 (1.01%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 34 (34.34%) ISEB
2 25 (25.25%) ISTQB
3 15 (15.15%) Degree
4 4 (4.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) T-Plan
2 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle
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