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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 59 52 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 42 35 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.56% 3.93% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 4.19% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 9
Average salary £30,500 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.90% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
1152 835 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.63% 93.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 737 793
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -3 27 £29,129 +9.92% 2
Torfaen -2 14 £32,500 +8.33%
Test Analyst
Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 34 (39.08%) ISEB
2 29 (33.33%) Finance
3 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (29.89%) Manual Testing
5 23 (26.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (21.84%) SQL
7 18 (20.69%) Windows
8 17 (19.54%) Test Scripting
9 15 (17.24%) ISTQB
9 15 (17.24%) .NET
10 14 (16.09%) Automated Testing
11 12 (13.79%) C++
12 10 (11.49%) C
12 10 (11.49%) Google
12 10 (11.49%) IPTV
12 10 (11.49%) Degree
12 10 (11.49%) Mac OS
12 10 (11.49%) Digital Media
12 10 (11.49%) Automation Testing
13 9 (10.34%) Performance Testing
13 9 (10.34%) Selenium
14 8 (9.20%) C#
14 8 (9.20%) System Testing
14 8 (9.20%) Test Automation
14 8 (9.20%) Test Strategy
14 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (8.05%) User Stories
15 7 (8.05%) QA
15 7 (8.05%) Advertising

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) PaaS
2 2 (2.30%) GitHub
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) Big Data
1 4 (4.60%) MySQL
1 4 (4.60%) Informix
1 4 (4.60%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.15%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.15%) DB2
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Selenium
2 7 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.60%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.30%) Subversion
5 2 (2.30%) JUnit
6 1 (1.15%) Toad
6 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.15%) MSTest
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.15%) WATIR
General
1 29 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Advertising
2 7 (8.05%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) .NET
2 6 (6.90%) WinForms
2 6 (6.90%) Web Services
3 3 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) IPTV
1 10 (11.49%) Digital Media
2 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) Statistics
3 4 (4.60%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Windows
2 10 (11.49%) Mac OS
3 4 (4.60%) Linux
4 3 (3.45%) UNIX
5 2 (2.30%) Android
5 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.89%) Manual Testing
3 23 (26.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (19.54%) Test Scripting
5 14 (16.09%) Automated Testing
6 10 (11.49%) Automation Testing
7 9 (10.34%) Performance Testing
8 8 (9.20%) System Testing
8 8 (9.20%) Test Automation
8 8 (9.20%) Test Strategy
9 7 (8.05%) User Stories
9 7 (8.05%) Regression Testing
10 6 (6.90%) Scrum
11 5 (5.75%) Validation
11 5 (5.75%) Release Management
12 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.60%) Mobile Marketing
12 4 (4.60%) Functional Testing
12 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.45%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) SQL
2 12 (13.79%) C++
3 10 (11.49%) C
4 8 (9.20%) C#
5 5 (5.75%) Java
6 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.30%) Groovy
7 2 (2.30%) Erlang
7 2 (2.30%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (39.08%) ISEB
2 15 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 10 (11.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Google
2 3 (3.45%) T-Plan
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle
3 1 (1.15%) Telerik
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago