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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 24 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 73 35 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.71% 3.04% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.97% 3.17% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 72 34 9
Average salary £29,750 £32,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.46% +27.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,150 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £30,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
1047 1105 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.23% 95.84% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 947 980 779
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 +30 54 £30,000 -20.00% 6
Newport +9 7 £27,500 -0.90%
Torfaen +1 7 £31,000 -8.82%
Test Analyst
Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 51 (37.50%) Finance
2 46 (33.82%) Test Scripting
3 41 (30.15%) ISEB
4 30 (22.06%) ISTQB
5 29 (21.32%) Automated Testing
6 27 (19.85%) Test Strategy
7 24 (17.65%) SQL
8 22 (16.18%) System Testing
9 21 (15.44%) Groovy
9 21 (15.44%) Java
9 21 (15.44%) JUnit
10 20 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (13.97%) Software Testing
12 18 (13.24%) JavaScript
12 18 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (12.50%) Scrum
13 17 (12.50%) Degree
13 17 (12.50%) QA
14 15 (11.03%) JIRA
14 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
15 13 (9.56%) TDD
15 13 (9.56%) T-Plan
15 13 (9.56%) Cucumber
15 13 (9.56%) VirtualBox
15 13 (9.56%) Selenium
16 12 (8.82%) Banking
16 12 (8.82%) Visual Studio
17 11 (8.09%) C#
17 11 (8.09%) SoapUI
18 10 (7.35%) BDD

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.68%) MS Project
2 5 (3.68%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) HTTP
1 2 (1.47%) SSL
1 2 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (15.44%) JUnit
2 15 (11.03%) JIRA
3 13 (9.56%) Selenium
3 13 (9.56%) Cucumber
4 12 (8.82%) Visual Studio
5 11 (8.09%) SoapUI
6 10 (7.35%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.88%) ClearQuest
8 6 (4.41%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.68%) CruiseControl
9 5 (3.68%) Ant
9 5 (3.68%) Maven
10 3 (2.21%) JBehave
10 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.47%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.47%) Hudson
11 2 (1.47%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.47%) Subversion
12 1 (0.74%) WATIR
General
1 51 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (8.82%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) WPF
2 7 (5.15%) Web Services
2 7 (5.15%) Middleware
3 6 (4.41%) .NET
4 4 (2.94%) XML
4 4 (2.94%) HTML
5 2 (1.47%) JSON
5 2 (1.47%) SOAP
6 1 (0.74%) WinForms
6 1 (0.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) IPTV
1 9 (6.62%) Digital Media
2 5 (3.68%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.47%) Statistics
5 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.15%) Windows
1 7 (5.15%) Android
1 7 (5.15%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.94%) Windows 8
2 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.94%) Windows XP
2 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.47%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.82%) Test Scripting
2 29 (21.32%) Automated Testing
3 27 (19.85%) Test Strategy
4 22 (16.18%) System Testing
5 20 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (13.97%) Software Testing
7 18 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (12.50%) Scrum
9 13 (9.56%) TDD
10 10 (7.35%) Validation
10 10 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.35%) Test Automation
10 10 (7.35%) BDD
11 9 (6.62%) Automation Testing
12 8 (5.88%) Regression Testing
13 5 (3.68%) SOA
13 5 (3.68%) Data Analysis
13 5 (3.68%) V-Model
13 5 (3.68%) User Stories
14 3 (2.21%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.65%) SQL
2 21 (15.44%) Java
2 21 (15.44%) Groovy
3 18 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.09%) C#
5 3 (2.21%) C
6 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.47%) C++
6 2 (1.47%) Perl
6 2 (1.47%) XQuery
6 2 (1.47%) Korn
6 2 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (30.15%) ISEB
2 30 (22.06%) ISTQB
3 17 (12.50%) Degree
4 6 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.56%) T-Plan
3 6 (4.41%) Oracle
4 3 (2.21%) Perforce
5 2 (1.47%) Google
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