The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 28 42 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 82 47 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.39% 4.33% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.66% 4.47% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82 38 24
Average salary £29,750 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1070 1051 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.48% 96.78% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 936 927 749
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Test Analyst
Wales

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +20 57 £30,000 -11.76% 4
Newport +12 12 £32,500 +27.45% 1
Torfaen +3 10 £29,500 -13.23% 2
Test Analyst
Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 43 (37.07%) Test Scripting
2 38 (32.76%) Finance
3 36 (31.03%) ISEB
4 29 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 27 (23.28%) Automated Testing
6 23 (19.83%) Test Strategy
7 21 (18.10%) Software Testing
8 20 (17.24%) System Testing
8 20 (17.24%) SQL
9 19 (16.38%) JUnit
9 19 (16.38%) Java
9 19 (16.38%) Groovy
10 17 (14.66%) QA
10 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
11 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
11 16 (13.79%) Degree
11 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (11.21%) Scrum
13 12 (10.34%) C#
13 12 (10.34%) Visual Studio
13 12 (10.34%) JIRA
13 12 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (10.34%) Cucumber
14 10 (8.62%) VirtualBox
14 10 (8.62%) T-Plan
14 10 (8.62%) SoapUI
14 10 (8.62%) Selenium
14 10 (8.62%) Banking
14 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
14 10 (8.62%) Validation

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (2.59%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Project
2 5 (4.31%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) HTTP
1 2 (1.72%) SSL
1 2 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) JUnit
2 12 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 12 (10.34%) JIRA
2 12 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 10 (8.62%) Selenium
3 10 (8.62%) SoapUI
4 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.90%) ClearQuest
6 5 (4.31%) CruiseControl
6 5 (4.31%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.31%) Ant
6 5 (4.31%) Maven
7 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.59%) JBehave
8 2 (1.72%) Hudson
8 2 (1.72%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.72%) Subversion
8 2 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.72%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 38 (32.76%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Banking
3 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.31%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) WPF
2 8 (6.90%) Middleware
3 6 (5.17%) .NET
3 6 (5.17%) Web Services
4 5 (4.31%) XML
5 4 (3.45%) HTML
6 2 (1.72%) JSON
6 2 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) IPTV
1 9 (7.76%) Digital Media
2 5 (4.31%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.72%) Statistics
4 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.03%) Android
1 7 (6.03%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.17%) Windows
3 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
3 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.31%) Windows 8
3 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.59%) UNIX
5 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.07%) Test Scripting
2 27 (23.28%) Automated Testing
3 23 (19.83%) Test Strategy
4 21 (18.10%) Software Testing
5 20 (17.24%) System Testing
6 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (11.21%) Scrum
8 12 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (8.62%) Validation
10 9 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.76%) BDD
10 9 (7.76%) TDD
11 8 (6.90%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.90%) Automation Testing
12 5 (4.31%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.31%) SOA
12 5 (4.31%) Regression Testing
13 4 (3.45%) User Stories
13 4 (3.45%) V-Model
14 3 (2.59%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.24%) SQL
2 19 (16.38%) Java
2 19 (16.38%) Groovy
3 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.34%) C#
5 3 (2.59%) Perl
5 3 (2.59%) Korn
6 2 (1.72%) XPath
6 2 (1.72%) C
6 2 (1.72%) XQuery
6 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.86%) C++
7 1 (0.86%) VBScript
7 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (31.03%) ISEB
2 29 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 16 (13.79%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.66%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.62%) T-Plan
3 7 (6.03%) Oracle
4 3 (2.59%) Perforce
5 2 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (0.86%) Google
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Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £37000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £23000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago