The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 46 53 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 44 48 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.00% 3.90% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.13% 4.03% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 39 45 19
Average salary £30,500 £34,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.59% +25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £37,565 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
1066 1191 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.91% 96.67% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1064 909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

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 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 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 +17 31 £30,625 +17.78% 6
Torfaen +4 5 £30,000 -1.63%
Newport +2 5 £30,500 -13.01% 1
Test Analyst
Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 46 (35.94%) Finance
2 36 (28.13%) ISEB
2 36 (28.13%) Test Scripting
3 23 (17.97%) SQL
4 22 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (16.41%) Test Strategy
6 20 (15.63%) System Testing
6 20 (15.63%) ISTQB
6 20 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 19 (14.84%) Java
8 17 (13.28%) JUnit
8 17 (13.28%) Groovy
8 17 (13.28%) Mentoring
8 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (12.50%) Degree
10 15 (11.72%) JavaScript
11 13 (10.16%) Scrum
11 13 (10.16%) Selenium
11 13 (10.16%) Test Automation
12 12 (9.38%) VirtualBox
12 12 (9.38%) T-Plan
12 12 (9.38%) JIRA
12 12 (9.38%) Software Testing
12 12 (9.38%) Banking
13 11 (8.59%) Windows
13 11 (8.59%) QA
13 11 (8.59%) Cucumber
14 10 (7.81%) SoapUI
14 10 (7.81%) Automation Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Project
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (13.28%) JUnit
2 13 (10.16%) Selenium
3 12 (9.38%) JIRA
4 11 (8.59%) Cucumber
5 10 (7.81%) SoapUI
6 9 (7.03%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.91%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.91%) ClearQuest
8 4 (3.13%) Rational Functional Tester
8 4 (3.13%) Spock
9 3 (2.34%) Ant
9 3 (2.34%) CruiseControl
9 3 (2.34%) Maven
10 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.78%) JBehave
11 1 (0.78%) MSTest
11 1 (0.78%) WATIR
11 1 (0.78%) Calabash
General
1 46 (35.94%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Banking
3 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.34%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.69%) .NET
1 6 (4.69%) Web Services
2 5 (3.91%) WPF
3 4 (3.13%) Middleware
4 2 (1.56%) WinForms
4 2 (1.56%) XML
4 2 (1.56%) HTML
5 1 (0.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 8 (6.25%) IPTV
3 5 (3.91%) Statistics
4 4 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.59%) Windows
2 4 (3.13%) Windows XP
2 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (3.13%) Android
2 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.13%) Mac OS
2 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
2 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.13%) Test Scripting
2 22 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (16.41%) Test Strategy
4 20 (15.63%) System Testing
4 20 (15.63%) Automated Testing
5 17 (13.28%) Mentoring
6 13 (10.16%) Test Automation
6 13 (10.16%) Scrum
7 12 (9.38%) Software Testing
8 10 (7.81%) TDD
8 10 (7.81%) Automation Testing
9 9 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.25%) Validation
11 7 (5.47%) Performance Testing
11 7 (5.47%) BDD
12 6 (4.69%) User Stories
12 6 (4.69%) Manual Testing
13 4 (3.13%) Software Engineering
13 4 (3.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.97%) SQL
2 19 (14.84%) Java
3 17 (13.28%) Groovy
4 15 (11.72%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.25%) C#
6 6 (4.69%) C++
7 5 (3.91%) C
8 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.56%) Korn
8 2 (1.56%) Erlang
8 2 (1.56%) Perl
8 2 (1.56%) PHP
8 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (28.13%) ISEB
2 20 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 16 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 12 (9.38%) T-Plan
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.13%) Google
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle
5 2 (1.56%) Perforce
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