The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 62 46 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 29 54 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.57% 4.39% 7.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 4.48% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28 51 82
Median salary £30,250 £30,842 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.91% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £26,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £33,900
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
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
1108 1205 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.05% 97.97% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1014 967
Median salary £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in South Wales

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in South Wales

Test Analyst
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 22 £30,500 +1.66% 2
Newport +4 6 £27,000 -3.57%
Test Analyst
Wales

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 South Wales region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 53 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (50.00%) Finance
3 36 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 34 (37.78%) ISEB
4 34 (37.78%) SQL
5 28 (31.11%) Selenium
6 26 (28.89%) QA
7 22 (24.44%) ISTQB
8 20 (22.22%) SOAP
9 19 (21.11%) SoapUI
10 18 (20.00%) Functional Testing
11 17 (18.89%) Non-Functional Testing
11 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (18.89%) Software Testing
12 15 (16.67%) Advertising
13 13 (14.44%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (14.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (14.44%) Test Strategy
14 12 (13.33%) Scrum
15 11 (12.22%) Manual Testing
15 11 (12.22%) Test Automation
16 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
16 10 (11.11%) .NET
16 10 (11.11%) C#
16 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
17 9 (10.00%) Telecoms
17 9 (10.00%) Java
17 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
17 9 (10.00%) Marketing
17 9 (10.00%) Migration

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (5.56%) Apache
2 4 (4.44%) CMS
2 4 (4.44%) IIS
2 4 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (4.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) Big Data
2 7 (7.78%) Data Mining
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (31.11%) Selenium
2 19 (21.11%) SoapUI
3 8 (8.89%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.44%) JMeter
5 4 (4.44%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.33%) JBehave
6 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.22%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.11%) JIRA
8 1 (1.11%) Ranorex
General
1 45 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Advertising
3 9 (10.00%) Marketing
3 9 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Electronics
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) SOAP
2 10 (11.11%) .NET
3 8 (8.89%) XML
4 6 (6.67%) REST
5 5 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Linux
1 7 (7.78%) Unix
2 4 (4.44%) Windows
2 4 (4.44%) Windows 10
2 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
2 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 18 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 17 (18.89%) Non-Functional Testing
4 17 (18.89%) Software Testing
5 13 (14.44%) Test Strategy
5 13 (14.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (13.33%) Scrum
7 11 (12.22%) Manual Testing
7 11 (12.22%) Test Automation
8 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 9 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 9 (10.00%) Migration
9 9 (10.00%) Software Delivery
10 8 (8.89%) Automation Testing
11 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.78%) Mobile Marketing
12 6 (6.67%) Defect Management
13 5 (5.56%) TDD
13 5 (5.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.78%) SQL
2 10 (11.11%) C#
3 9 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.11%) C++
5 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (37.78%) ISEB
2 22 (24.44%) ISTQB
3 13 (14.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (28.89%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.44%) Alterian
3 4 (4.44%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.22%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago