The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 21 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 58 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.68% 3.20% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.11% 3.34% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 58 11 16
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
637 509 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.36% 95.86% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 558 406 321
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
South Wales

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 23 July 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 40 (44.94%) Finance
1 40 (44.94%) Test Scripting
2 35 (39.33%) ISEB
3 28 (31.46%) ISTQB
4 26 (29.21%) Automated Testing
5 24 (26.97%) Test Strategy
6 18 (20.22%) Software Testing
7 14 (15.73%) Degree
8 13 (14.61%) JIRA
8 13 (14.61%) QA
8 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
9 12 (13.48%) SQL
9 12 (13.48%) Visual Studio
10 11 (12.36%) Scrum
10 11 (12.36%) VirtualBox
10 11 (12.36%) T-Plan
10 11 (12.36%) System Testing
11 10 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (11.24%) Validation
11 10 (11.24%) Banking
11 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
12 9 (10.11%) C#
12 9 (10.11%) WPF
13 8 (8.99%) Automation Testing
13 8 (8.99%) ClearQuest
13 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
14 7 (7.87%) TDD
14 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
15 6 (6.74%) Groovy

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Project
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) HTTP
1 2 (2.25%) SSL
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) JIRA
2 12 (13.48%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.99%) ClearQuest
4 6 (6.74%) Selenium
4 6 (6.74%) JUnit
4 6 (6.74%) SoapUI
4 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.62%) Maven
5 5 (5.62%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.62%) Ant
5 5 (5.62%) CruiseControl
6 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.25%) JBehave
7 2 (2.25%) Hudson
7 2 (2.25%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.25%) Subversion
7 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 40 (44.94%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
3 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.62%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) WPF
2 5 (5.62%) Web Services
3 4 (4.49%) HTML
4 3 (3.37%) .NET
4 3 (3.37%) XML
5 2 (2.25%) JSON
5 2 (2.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
1 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.37%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) UNIX
1 2 (2.25%) Windows
1 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
1 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
1 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.94%) Test Scripting
2 26 (29.21%) Automated Testing
3 24 (26.97%) Test Strategy
4 18 (20.22%) Software Testing
5 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.36%) Scrum
6 11 (12.36%) System Testing
7 10 (11.24%) Validation
7 10 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (8.99%) Automation Testing
9 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
9 7 (7.87%) TDD
10 6 (6.74%) BDD
10 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.62%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.62%) SOA
12 4 (4.49%) User Stories
13 3 (3.37%) Web Testing
14 2 (2.25%) Test Management
14 2 (2.25%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.48%) SQL
2 9 (10.11%) C#
3 6 (6.74%) Java
3 6 (6.74%) Groovy
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.25%) XQuery
5 2 (2.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (39.33%) ISEB
2 28 (31.46%) ISTQB
3 14 (15.73%) Degree
4 6 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.61%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.36%) T-Plan
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle
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