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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Wales / South Wales
Rank 37 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 45 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.05% 4.22% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 4.32% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 41
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £29,129
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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
873 1042 1118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.98% 97.75% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 778 909 1005
Median salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +8 33 £32,500 -0.76% 1
Newport -2 9 £25,000 -6.54%
Bridgend - 1 £26,500 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,500 -
Test Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 58 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (45.74%) Selenium
3 31 (32.98%) Manual Testing
4 28 (29.79%) SQL
5 27 (28.72%) Finance
6 23 (24.47%) Test Automation
6 23 (24.47%) Automation Testing
7 20 (21.28%) Waterfall
7 20 (21.28%) .NET
8 19 (20.21%) Regression Testing
8 19 (20.21%) ISEB
8 19 (20.21%) Automated Testing
9 17 (18.09%) ISTQB
9 17 (18.09%) Scrum
10 16 (17.02%) Test Scripting
11 15 (15.96%) Defect Management
12 14 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (13.83%) Exploratory Testing
14 12 (12.77%) C#
15 11 (11.70%) Web Services
15 11 (11.70%) Functional Testing
16 10 (10.64%) QA
16 10 (10.64%) Software Testing
16 10 (10.64%) Mentoring
17 9 (9.57%) Advertising
17 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (9.57%) Test Management
18 8 (8.51%) Java
18 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
18 8 (8.51%) MS Excel

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 2 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (45.74%) Selenium
2 7 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.32%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.32%) SoapUI
3 5 (5.32%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.19%) Ranorex
5 2 (2.13%) JBehave
5 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.13%) JIRA
5 2 (2.13%) JMeter
5 2 (2.13%) JUnit
5 2 (2.13%) MSTest
5 2 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (2.13%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.13%) VersionOne
6 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.06%) Hudson
6 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.06%) Toad
General
1 27 (28.72%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Advertising
3 4 (4.26%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.28%) .NET
2 11 (11.70%) Web Services
3 5 (5.32%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.32%) SOAP
4 2 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (1.06%) CSS
5 1 (1.06%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Android
1 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.19%) Windows
3 1 (1.06%) CentOS
3 1 (1.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.98%) Manual Testing
3 23 (24.47%) Automation Testing
3 23 (24.47%) Test Automation
4 20 (21.28%) Waterfall
5 19 (20.21%) Automated Testing
5 19 (20.21%) Regression Testing
6 17 (18.09%) Scrum
7 16 (17.02%) Test Scripting
8 15 (15.96%) Defect Management
9 14 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (13.83%) Exploratory Testing
11 11 (11.70%) Functional Testing
12 10 (10.64%) Mentoring
12 10 (10.64%) Software Testing
13 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.57%) Test Management
14 7 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (7.45%) Kanban
14 7 (7.45%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.79%) SQL
2 12 (12.77%) C#
3 8 (8.51%) Java
3 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.26%) C++
5 3 (3.19%) C
6 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.13%) Korn
6 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.13%) Perl
6 2 (2.13%) PHP
6 2 (2.13%) Python
6 2 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) ISEB
2 17 (18.09%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.26%) Degree
3 4 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.26%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.06%) Perforce
3 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Kalpa Resource
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