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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 52 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 83 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.34% 7.44% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 7.74% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 39 83 40
Average salary £30,842 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £27,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
1198 1072 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.48% 96.14% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 937 907
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -37 16 £32,000 +6.66% 5
Torfaen -7 12 £33,750 +14.40% 1
Newport -12 7 £28,000 -13.84%
Bridgend - 6 £23,000 -
Test Analyst
Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 41 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) ISEB
3 20 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 20 (29.41%) Degree
3 20 (29.41%) Selenium
4 19 (27.94%) Test Scripting
5 18 (26.47%) Automation Testing
5 18 (26.47%) Finance
6 17 (25.00%) SQL
7 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
7 15 (22.06%) Scrum
7 15 (22.06%) Manual Testing
8 12 (17.65%) Linux
9 11 (16.18%) Web Services
9 11 (16.18%) Software Testing
10 10 (14.71%) Automated Testing
10 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
10 10 (14.71%) Bash Shell
10 10 (14.71%) Perl
10 10 (14.71%) Java
10 10 (14.71%) Python
11 9 (13.24%) Windows
11 9 (13.24%) .NET
11 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
11 9 (13.24%) Regression Testing
11 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
11 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
11 9 (13.24%) QA
11 9 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) Data Mining
2 8 (11.76%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.47%) DB2
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (29.41%) Selenium
2 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.82%) Subversion
4 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.35%) JMeter
5 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.41%) Maven
7 3 (4.41%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.41%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.94%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.47%) Toad
9 1 (1.47%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.47%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.76%) Advertising
3 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) Web Services
2 9 (13.24%) .NET
3 5 (7.35%) REST
4 4 (5.88%) SOAP
4 4 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.41%) IPTV
2 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) Windows
3 6 (8.82%) UNIX
3 6 (8.82%) Android
3 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.41%) Mac OS
4 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) Test Scripting
3 18 (26.47%) Automation Testing
4 15 (22.06%) Manual Testing
4 15 (22.06%) Scrum
5 11 (16.18%) Software Testing
6 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 10 (14.71%) Automated Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Regression Testing
7 9 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (11.76%) V-Model
8 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 8 (11.76%) Validation
8 8 (11.76%) Mobile Marketing
9 7 (10.29%) User Stories
10 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
10 5 (7.35%) SDLC
10 5 (7.35%) Test Planning
11 4 (5.88%) API Testing
11 4 (5.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (14.71%) Perl
2 10 (14.71%) Java
2 10 (14.71%) Python
2 10 (14.71%) Bash Shell
3 7 (10.29%) PHP
4 6 (8.82%) Ruby
5 4 (5.88%) Groovy
5 4 (5.88%) C
5 4 (5.88%) C#
6 3 (4.41%) C++
6 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.47%) VBScript
7 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) ISEB
2 20 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 20 (29.41%) Degree
3 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) HP
3 4 (5.88%) Perforce
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) Google
5 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Telerik
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