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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 28 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 51 38 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.74% 5.49% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.85% 5.56% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 28
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £29,565
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £31,950
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
650 683 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.63% 98.70% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 605 600 501
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 43 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (57.53%) Selenium
3 24 (32.88%) Manual Testing
4 22 (30.14%) Finance
4 22 (30.14%) Test Automation
5 21 (28.77%) Automation Testing
6 20 (27.40%) SQL
6 20 (27.40%) .NET
7 19 (26.03%) Scrum
8 18 (24.66%) Regression Testing
9 16 (21.92%) ISEB
10 14 (19.18%) ISTQB
11 12 (16.44%) Test Scripting
11 12 (16.44%) C#
11 12 (16.44%) Exploratory Testing
12 11 (15.07%) Web Services
13 10 (13.70%) Functional Testing
13 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (13.70%) Waterfall
14 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
14 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
14 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (12.33%) QA
14 9 (12.33%) Software Testing
15 8 (10.96%) Automated Testing
15 8 (10.96%) Advertising
15 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
16 7 (9.59%) TDD
16 7 (9.59%) Non-Functional Testing
17 6 (8.22%) Coaching

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 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (57.53%) Selenium
2 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.48%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.48%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.11%) JMeter
5 3 (4.11%) Ranorex
6 2 (2.74%) JBehave
6 2 (2.74%) MSTest
6 2 (2.74%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 22 (30.14%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Advertising
3 4 (5.48%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Automotive
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.40%) .NET
2 11 (15.07%) Web Services
3 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.11%) SOAP
5 2 (2.74%) REST
6 1 (1.37%) CSS
6 1 (1.37%) HTML
6 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Android
2 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) Manual Testing
3 22 (30.14%) Test Automation
4 21 (28.77%) Automation Testing
5 19 (26.03%) Scrum
6 18 (24.66%) Regression Testing
7 12 (16.44%) Exploratory Testing
7 12 (16.44%) Test Scripting
8 10 (13.70%) Functional Testing
8 10 (13.70%) Waterfall
9 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (12.33%) Software Testing
9 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.96%) Automated Testing
11 7 (9.59%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (9.59%) TDD
12 6 (8.22%) Coaching
12 6 (8.22%) Defect Management
12 6 (8.22%) Kanban
13 5 (6.85%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.40%) SQL
2 12 (16.44%) C#
3 6 (8.22%) Java
3 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.11%) C++
5 2 (2.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) ISEB
2 14 (19.18%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.48%) TOWER Software
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30-35K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago