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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 69 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 26 74 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.37% 5.90% 6.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 6.01% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 64 72
Median salary £29,500 £31,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.34% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +4.61%
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
1076 1232 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.91% 98.25% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1060 969
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -11 21 £30,500 -6.15% 3
Newport 0 4 £28,000 -9.21% 1
Bridgend -11 1 £28,500 +16.32% 1
Test Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) Finance
3 26 (36.11%) Selenium
4 24 (33.33%) SQL
5 22 (30.56%) ISEB
6 20 (27.78%) Test Scripting
7 18 (25.00%) QA
8 16 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 16 (22.22%) ISTQB
9 14 (19.44%) SoapUI
10 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
10 13 (18.06%) Functional Testing
11 12 (16.67%) Advertising
12 11 (15.28%) .NET
12 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.89%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (13.89%) Manual Testing
13 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
13 10 (13.89%) SOAP
14 9 (12.50%) C#
14 9 (12.50%) Java
14 9 (12.50%) Cucumber
14 9 (12.50%) Test Strategy
14 9 (12.50%) Automation Testing
15 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
15 8 (11.11%) Scrum
15 8 (11.11%) XML
15 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
16 6 (8.33%) JMeter
16 6 (8.33%) TDD

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 4 (5.56%) Apache
1 4 (5.56%) CMS
1 4 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (5.56%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Big Data
2 4 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (36.11%) Selenium
2 14 (19.44%) SoapUI
3 9 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (8.33%) JMeter
4 6 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.94%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.17%) JBehave
6 3 (4.17%) Ranorex
6 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.78%) ClearQuest
7 2 (2.78%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.39%) Hudson
8 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.39%) JIRA
8 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (44.44%) Finance
2 12 (16.67%) Advertising
3 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) .NET
2 10 (13.89%) SOAP
3 8 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Linux
1 4 (5.56%) Unix
2 3 (4.17%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
2 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 16 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 13 (18.06%) Functional Testing
4 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
5 10 (13.89%) Manual Testing
5 10 (13.89%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 9 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 8 (11.11%) Scrum
7 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.33%) TDD
8 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.94%) BDD
9 5 (6.94%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Migration
9 5 (6.94%) Regression Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) C#
2 9 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) ISEB
2 16 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Alterian
2 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.39%) SAP
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago