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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 53 60 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 38 39 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.33% 3.21% 7.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 3.29% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 83
Median salary £30,500 £30,842 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.10% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,073 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -2.64%
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
1119 1186 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.16% 97.69% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1004 950
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £51,500 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +16 27 £30,500 -4.68% 2
Newport -1 8 £29,000 +3.57%
Test Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 65 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (49.54%) Finance
3 49 (44.95%) Test Scripting
4 48 (44.04%) ISEB
5 43 (39.45%) SQL
6 33 (30.28%) ISTQB
7 30 (27.52%) QA
7 30 (27.52%) Selenium
8 28 (25.69%) SOAP
9 23 (21.10%) Advertising
10 22 (20.18%) SoapUI
11 20 (18.35%) Functional Testing
12 19 (17.43%) Non-Functional Testing
12 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (17.43%) Software Testing
13 17 (15.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (15.60%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (13.76%) Test Strategy
15 14 (12.84%) Manual Testing
15 14 (12.84%) Automated Testing
16 13 (11.93%) Scrum
16 13 (11.93%) Test Automation
17 12 (11.01%) Waterfall
17 12 (11.01%) Telecoms
17 12 (11.01%) Marketing
18 11 (10.09%) Migration
18 11 (10.09%) .NET
18 11 (10.09%) Java
18 11 (10.09%) Software Delivery
19 10 (9.17%) PaaS

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 (4.59%) Apache
2 4 (3.67%) CMS
2 4 (3.67%) IIS
2 4 (3.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (3.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) Big Data
1 10 (9.17%) Data Mining
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (27.52%) Selenium
2 22 (20.18%) SoapUI
3 10 (9.17%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.59%) JBehave
4 5 (4.59%) SpecFlow
4 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.67%) JMeter
5 4 (3.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.83%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.92%) JIRA
7 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (49.54%) Finance
2 23 (21.10%) Advertising
3 12 (11.01%) Marketing
3 12 (11.01%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.69%) SOAP
2 11 (10.09%) .NET
3 10 (9.17%) REST
3 10 (9.17%) Web Services
3 10 (9.17%) XML
4 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.17%) Linux
1 10 (9.17%) Unix
2 4 (3.67%) Windows
2 4 (3.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (3.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (3.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (44.95%) Test Scripting
3 20 (18.35%) Functional Testing
4 19 (17.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 19 (17.43%) Software Testing
5 17 (15.60%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (13.76%) Test Strategy
7 14 (12.84%) Automated Testing
7 14 (12.84%) Manual Testing
8 13 (11.93%) Scrum
8 13 (11.93%) Test Automation
9 12 (11.01%) Waterfall
10 11 (10.09%) Migration
10 11 (10.09%) Software Delivery
11 10 (9.17%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.17%) Mobile Marketing
12 9 (8.26%) SDLC
13 7 (6.42%) Defect Management
14 6 (5.50%) Automation Testing
14 6 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.45%) SQL
2 11 (10.09%) Java
3 10 (9.17%) C#
4 5 (4.59%) Ruby
5 1 (0.92%) C++
5 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (44.04%) ISEB
2 33 (30.28%) ISTQB
3 17 (15.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (8.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (27.52%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.67%) Alterian
3 4 (3.67%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.83%) SAP
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