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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 41 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 63 81 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.95% 7.01% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.09% 7.26% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 59 81 39
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £35,000 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
1238 1115 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.25% 96.45% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 1000 976
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 5 August 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 5 August 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
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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 -28 33 £31,500 +5.00% 5
Torfaen +3 13 £32,500 +4.83%
Newport -14 10 £29,421 -9.47%
Bridgend - 10 £23,000 - 1
Test Analyst
Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 55 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (44.44%) ISEB
3 34 (37.78%) Finance
4 33 (36.67%) Test Scripting
5 32 (35.56%) Degree
6 26 (28.89%) ISTQB
7 24 (26.67%) Selenium
7 24 (26.67%) Automation Testing
8 23 (25.56%) SQL
9 22 (24.44%) Scrum
10 19 (21.11%) Telecoms
11 17 (18.89%) Software Testing
12 15 (16.67%) Manual Testing
12 15 (16.67%) SOAP
12 15 (16.67%) Python
13 14 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
14 13 (14.44%) Web Services
14 13 (14.44%) Linux
15 12 (13.33%) Validation
15 12 (13.33%) Java
15 12 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (13.33%) Banking
16 11 (12.22%) QA
16 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
16 11 (12.22%) Bash Shell
16 11 (12.22%) Perl
16 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
17 10 (11.11%) .NET
17 10 (11.11%) XML

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) PaaS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) Data Mining
2 8 (8.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.11%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.11%) DB2
3 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Selenium
2 10 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 9 (10.00%) JMeter
3 9 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.89%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.78%) Visual Studio
5 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.56%) ClearQuest
6 5 (5.56%) Subversion
7 4 (4.44%) MSTest
8 3 (3.33%) Maven
8 3 (3.33%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.22%) JIRA
9 2 (2.22%) Behat
10 1 (1.11%) JBehave
10 1 (1.11%) Toad
10 1 (1.11%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (37.78%) Finance
2 19 (21.11%) Telecoms
3 12 (13.33%) Banking
4 9 (10.00%) Advertising
5 8 (8.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) SOAP
2 13 (14.44%) Web Services
3 10 (11.11%) XML
3 10 (11.11%) .NET
4 9 (10.00%) REST
5 3 (3.33%) RESTful
6 2 (2.22%) HTML
6 2 (2.22%) CSS
6 2 (2.22%) XSL
6 2 (2.22%) Ajax
6 2 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Digital Media
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) AS400
4 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.22%) IPTV
5 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Life Science
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Linux
2 7 (7.78%) Windows
3 6 (6.67%) UNIX
3 6 (6.67%) Android
3 6 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.44%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (36.67%) Test Scripting
3 24 (26.67%) Automation Testing
4 22 (24.44%) Scrum
5 17 (18.89%) Software Testing
6 15 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 14 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
9 12 (13.33%) Validation
10 10 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 10 (11.11%) V-Model
11 8 (8.89%) Mobile Marketing
11 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.78%) Test Planning
13 6 (6.67%) SDLC
13 6 (6.67%) Test Strategy
14 5 (5.56%) Quality Management
14 5 (5.56%) Regression Testing
14 5 (5.56%) API Testing
15 4 (4.44%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 15 (16.67%) Python
3 12 (13.33%) Java
4 11 (12.22%) Perl
4 11 (12.22%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.00%) PHP
5 9 (10.00%) C#
6 7 (7.78%) Ruby
7 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.56%) Groovy
9 3 (3.33%) C
10 2 (2.22%) C++
11 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.11%) VBScript
11 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (44.44%) ISEB
2 32 (35.56%) Degree
3 26 (28.89%) ISTQB
4 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
5 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.22%) HND
7 2 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) HP
3 5 (5.56%) Perforce
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) Google
4 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.11%) Telerik
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