The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 79 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 14 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.22% 1.34% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.39% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 6
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,586 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,300 £35,906
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1100 1079 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.24% 96.08% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 985 955 730
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Analyst
Wales

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Analyst Salary Trend in South Wales

Technical Analyst
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Analyst across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Technical Analyst Salary Histogram in South Wales

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 August 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 -10 8 £23,928 +8.76%
Torfaen - 4 £42,500 -
Caerphilly +11 1 - -
Technical Analyst
Wales

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) Ant
4 5 (26.32%) JUnit
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) SOA
4 5 (26.32%) Workflow
4 5 (26.32%) Validation
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) CruiseControl
4 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Maven
4 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Selenium
4 5 (26.32%) Groovy
4 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Data Entry
4 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
4 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) .NET

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) SSL
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Ant
1 5 (26.32%) JUnit
1 5 (26.32%) CruiseControl
1 5 (26.32%) Maven
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
1 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
1 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.53%) Hudson
2 2 (10.53%) Gerrit
2 2 (10.53%) JBehave
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (10.53%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
2 5 (26.32%) SOA
2 5 (26.32%) Workflow
2 5 (26.32%) Validation
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) TDD
2 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
2 5 (26.32%) Data Entry
2 5 (26.32%) BDD
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) Test Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Groovy
4 2 (10.53%) XPath
4 2 (10.53%) XQuery
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Lotus