The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 74 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 13 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.22% 0.50% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.52% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 1
Average salary £30,000 £37,032 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.98% +13.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Senior Test Analyst
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1033 1159 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.81% 96.42% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 902 1029 821
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the South Wales region.

Senior Test Analyst Salary Trend in South Wales

Senior Test Analyst
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 13 £30,000 -31.81%
Senior Test Analyst
Wales

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 19 (65.52%) Test Scripting
2 18 (62.07%) Automated Testing
2 18 (62.07%) Mentoring
3 15 (51.72%) Test Strategy
3 15 (51.72%) JIRA
4 14 (48.28%) T-Plan
4 14 (48.28%) VirtualBox
5 12 (41.38%) ISEB
6 10 (34.48%) Degree
7 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
7 9 (31.03%) Banking
8 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
8 8 (27.59%) Validation
8 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Scrum
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.24%) TDD
10 5 (17.24%) Web Services
10 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
10 5 (17.24%) Selenium
11 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (13.79%) Groovy
11 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
11 4 (13.79%) Maven
11 4 (13.79%) BDD
11 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
11 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
11 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
11 4 (13.79%) User Stories

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) JIRA
2 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
2 5 (17.24%) Selenium
3 4 (13.79%) Ant
3 4 (13.79%) JUnit
3 4 (13.79%) CruiseControl
3 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.79%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.45%) WATIR
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.45%) JBehave
General
1 9 (31.03%) Banking
2 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (17.24%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
1 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Test Scripting
2 18 (62.07%) Automated Testing
2 18 (62.07%) Mentoring
3 15 (51.72%) Test Strategy
4 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Validation
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) SOA
7 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) User Stories
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Content Management
9 1 (3.45%) Code Coverage
9 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Use Case
9 1 (3.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
1 4 (13.79%) Groovy
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) XQuery
2 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) ISEB
2 10 (34.48%) Degree
3 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) T-Plan
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle