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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 21 51 35
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 56 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.56% 1.91% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.83% 1.99% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 55 11 8
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £24,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £30,300
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
634 553 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.94% 95.84% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 567 457 308
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 49 (47.57%) Finance
2 41 (39.81%) Test Scripting
3 37 (35.92%) ISEB
4 27 (26.21%) ISTQB
5 26 (25.24%) Automated Testing
6 24 (23.30%) Test Strategy
7 17 (16.50%) SQL
8 16 (15.53%) Software Testing
8 16 (15.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (14.56%) JIRA
9 15 (14.56%) Degree
9 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (13.59%) QA
11 13 (12.62%) System Testing
11 13 (12.62%) T-Plan
11 13 (12.62%) VirtualBox
11 13 (12.62%) Scrum
12 12 (11.65%) Banking
12 12 (11.65%) Visual Studio
12 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
13 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
13 10 (9.71%) Validation
13 10 (9.71%) Automation Testing
14 9 (8.74%) Selenium
14 9 (8.74%) WPF
14 9 (8.74%) TDD
14 9 (8.74%) C#
15 8 (7.77%) ClearQuest
15 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
16 7 (6.80%) Test Automation

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.85%) MS Project
2 5 (4.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) HTTP
1 2 (1.94%) SSL
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) JIRA
2 12 (11.65%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.74%) Selenium
4 8 (7.77%) ClearQuest
5 6 (5.83%) JUnit
5 6 (5.83%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.83%) SoapUI
5 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.85%) Ant
6 5 (4.85%) CruiseControl
6 5 (4.85%) Maven
7 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.94%) JBehave
8 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.94%) Hudson
8 2 (1.94%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.94%) Subversion
9 1 (0.97%) WATIR
General
1 49 (47.57%) Finance
2 12 (11.65%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.74%) WPF
2 6 (5.83%) Web Services
3 4 (3.88%) HTML
4 3 (2.91%) .NET
4 3 (2.91%) XML
5 2 (1.94%) JSON
5 2 (1.94%) SOAP
6 1 (0.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
1 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.91%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.94%) UNIX
1 2 (1.94%) Windows
1 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
1 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
1 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.81%) Test Scripting
2 26 (25.24%) Automated Testing
3 24 (23.30%) Test Strategy
4 16 (15.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (15.53%) Software Testing
5 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.62%) Scrum
6 13 (12.62%) System Testing
7 10 (9.71%) Automation Testing
7 10 (9.71%) Validation
8 9 (8.74%) TDD
9 7 (6.80%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.83%) BDD
10 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.83%) User Stories
11 5 (4.85%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.85%) Regression Testing
11 5 (4.85%) SOA
12 3 (2.91%) Web Testing
13 2 (1.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.50%) SQL
2 9 (8.74%) C#
3 6 (5.83%) Java
3 6 (5.83%) Groovy
4 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.94%) XQuery
5 2 (1.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (35.92%) ISEB
2 27 (26.21%) ISTQB
3 15 (14.56%) Degree
4 5 (4.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.59%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) T-Plan
2 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle
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