The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 38 29 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 52 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.83% 7.08% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 7.26% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 19 45 25
Median salary £32,500 £30,500 £29,129
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £26,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £42,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -

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
515 716 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.66% 97.55% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 473 584 585
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 February 2017.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (56.06%) Selenium
3 24 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 22 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 19 (28.79%) Test Automation
5 19 (28.79%) Finance
5 19 (28.79%) SQL
6 18 (27.27%) Scrum
7 17 (25.76%) .NET
8 16 (24.24%) Regression Testing
8 16 (24.24%) Test Scripting
9 15 (22.73%) ISTQB
10 14 (21.21%) C#
11 13 (19.70%) ISEB
11 13 (19.70%) Waterfall
12 12 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
13 11 (16.67%) Web Services
13 11 (16.67%) Functional Testing
14 10 (15.15%) Automated Testing
15 9 (13.64%) QA
16 8 (12.12%) Advertising
16 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
16 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
17 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (10.61%) Defect Management
17 7 (10.61%) Software Testing
17 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
18 6 (9.09%) SQL Server

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (56.06%) Selenium
2 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.03%) MSTest
6 1 (1.52%) JMeter
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.52%) Toad
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Advertising
3 4 (6.06%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) .NET
2 11 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (1.52%) CSS
5 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Android
2 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 22 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 19 (28.79%) Test Automation
5 18 (27.27%) Scrum
6 16 (24.24%) Regression Testing
6 16 (24.24%) Test Scripting
7 13 (19.70%) Waterfall
8 12 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
9 11 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 10 (15.15%) Automated Testing
11 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
11 8 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (10.61%) Defect Management
12 7 (10.61%) Software Testing
13 6 (9.09%) Kanban
13 6 (9.09%) TDD
14 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) C#
3 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) Java
5 2 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) ISTQB
2 13 (19.70%) ISEB
3 5 (7.58%) Degree
3 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) TOWER Software
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago