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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 31 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 37 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.75% 2.11% 5.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 2.18% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 33
Median salary £30,500 £29,129 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -2.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £29,129 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £36,500 £34,300
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
634 641 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.60% 96.83% 99.34%
Number of salaries quoted 534 537 489
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 May 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 46 (56.10%) Finance
1 46 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (47.56%) ISEB
3 38 (46.34%) Test Scripting
4 37 (45.12%) SQL
5 32 (39.02%) SOAP
6 23 (28.05%) Selenium
6 23 (28.05%) ISTQB
6 23 (28.05%) SoapUI
7 22 (26.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (21.95%) Functional Testing
8 18 (21.95%) Non-Functional Testing
8 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
9 17 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (19.51%) QA
10 16 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
12 12 (14.63%) Scrum
12 12 (14.63%) SDLC
13 11 (13.41%) Test Strategy
13 11 (13.41%) REST
13 11 (13.41%) Waterfall
14 10 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (12.20%) Degree
14 10 (12.20%) Migration
14 10 (12.20%) Software Delivery
15 9 (10.98%) XML
16 8 (9.76%) Manual Testing
17 7 (8.54%) Cucumber
17 7 (8.54%) Advertising

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 4 (4.88%) CMS
1 4 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (4.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.66%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 23 (28.05%) Selenium
1 23 (28.05%) SoapUI
2 7 (8.54%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.32%) JBehave
4 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.66%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 46 (56.10%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) SOAP
2 11 (13.41%) REST
3 9 (10.98%) XML
4 5 (6.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (46.34%) Test Scripting
3 18 (21.95%) Functional Testing
3 18 (21.95%) Non-Functional Testing
3 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
4 16 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
6 12 (14.63%) Scrum
6 12 (14.63%) SDLC
7 11 (13.41%) Test Strategy
7 11 (13.41%) Waterfall
8 10 (12.20%) Migration
8 10 (12.20%) Software Delivery
9 8 (9.76%) Manual Testing
10 6 (7.32%) Automated Testing
10 6 (7.32%) Performance Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (6.10%) TDD
12 4 (4.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.12%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) Java
2 6 (7.32%) Ruby
3 5 (6.10%) C#
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (47.56%) ISEB
2 23 (28.05%) ISTQB
3 22 (26.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (12.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.88%) Alterian
1 4 (4.88%) Sitecore
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