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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 47 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 27 61 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.14% 7.08% 6.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 7.15% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 59 37
Median salary £31,849 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.10% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £27,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £37,500 £36,400
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
640 853 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.16% 99.07% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 578 740 536
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,600 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 24 (44.44%) Selenium
3 17 (31.48%) SQL
4 16 (29.63%) ISEB
5 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
6 12 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 12 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 11 (20.37%) SoapUI
7 11 (20.37%) Software Testing
8 9 (16.67%) QA
8 9 (16.67%) C#
8 9 (16.67%) Scrum
9 8 (14.81%) .NET
9 8 (14.81%) XML
9 8 (14.81%) Functional Testing
10 7 (12.96%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (12.96%) SOAP
10 7 (12.96%) Regression Testing
11 6 (11.11%) Java
11 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
12 5 (9.26%) TDD
12 5 (9.26%) Automation Testing
12 5 (9.26%) Exploratory Testing
13 4 (7.41%) Coaching
13 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
13 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) CMS
1 3 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (44.44%) Selenium
2 11 (20.37%) SoapUI
3 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
5 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.56%) JBehave
6 3 (5.56%) JMeter
6 3 (5.56%) Ranorex
6 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.70%) ClearQuest
7 2 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.85%) MSTest
8 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
1 8 (14.81%) XML
2 7 (12.96%) SOAP
3 3 (5.56%) REST
3 3 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 12 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 11 (20.37%) Software Testing
4 9 (16.67%) Scrum
5 8 (14.81%) Functional Testing
6 7 (12.96%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (12.96%) Regression Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Automation Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (9.26%) TDD
8 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Coaching
8 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.41%) Web Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Defect Management
9 3 (5.56%) OOP
9 3 (5.56%) SDLC
9 3 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) C#
3 6 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) ISEB
2 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Alterian
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.56%) Sitecore
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Posted: 2 days ago
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