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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 41 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 62 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.29% 3.22% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.39% 3.27% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 57 39 28
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £24,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1150 1194 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.04% 98.43% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1045 738
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +16 47 £30,500 +4.70% 6
Torfaen 0 8 £37,500 +15.38%
Newport - 4 £26,375 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £30,000 -
Test Analyst
Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 88 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (50.76%) Finance
3 62 (46.97%) ISEB
4 54 (40.91%) Test Scripting
5 46 (34.85%) SOAP
6 42 (31.82%) SQL
7 41 (31.06%) Selenium
8 35 (26.52%) ISTQB
9 33 (25.00%) QA
10 31 (23.48%) Scrum
10 31 (23.48%) SDLC
11 28 (21.21%) Automated Testing
11 28 (21.21%) SoapUI
12 26 (19.70%) Software Testing
12 26 (19.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 24 (18.18%) Java
14 22 (16.67%) REST
14 22 (16.67%) Waterfall
14 22 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
15 21 (15.91%) Cucumber
15 21 (15.91%) Performance Testing
16 20 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (14.39%) Degree
18 18 (13.64%) Advertising
19 16 (12.12%) XML
19 16 (12.12%) Test Automation
20 15 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
20 15 (11.36%) Ruby
21 14 (10.61%) V-Model
21 14 (10.61%) Microsoft

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) PaaS
2 2 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) HTTP
1 1 (0.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) Big Data
2 6 (4.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (31.06%) Selenium
2 28 (21.21%) SoapUI
3 21 (15.91%) Cucumber
4 13 (9.85%) JBehave
5 9 (6.82%) ClearQuest
6 6 (4.55%) JMeter
7 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.79%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.03%) HP UFT
8 4 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.52%) JUnit
10 2 (1.52%) MSTest
10 2 (1.52%) Subversion
11 1 (0.76%) Capybara
11 1 (0.76%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.76%) xUnit.net
General
1 67 (50.76%) Finance
2 18 (13.64%) Advertising
3 8 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.55%) Marketing
5 5 (3.79%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.85%) SOAP
2 22 (16.67%) REST
3 16 (12.12%) XML
4 13 (9.85%) Web Services
5 3 (2.27%) .NET
5 3 (2.27%) HTML
6 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.52%) Ajax
6 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.52%) CSS
6 2 (1.52%) JSON
6 2 (1.52%) XSL
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.76%) COM
7 1 (0.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.03%) AS400
2 4 (3.03%) User Experience
3 2 (1.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.76%) DTV
4 1 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (0.76%) IPTV
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.33%) Unix
2 9 (6.82%) Linux
3 6 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.91%) Test Scripting
3 31 (23.48%) Scrum
3 31 (23.48%) SDLC
4 28 (21.21%) Automated Testing
5 26 (19.70%) Software Testing
6 22 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 22 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 21 (15.91%) Performance Testing
8 20 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (12.12%) Test Automation
10 14 (10.61%) Defect Management
10 14 (10.61%) V-Model
11 12 (9.09%) Manual Testing
12 9 (6.82%) Functional Testing
13 8 (6.06%) Test Strategy
14 6 (4.55%) E-Commerce
14 6 (4.55%) Migration
14 6 (4.55%) Mobile Marketing
14 6 (4.55%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.82%) SQL
2 24 (18.18%) Java
3 15 (11.36%) Ruby
4 5 (3.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.79%) Python
5 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.27%) C#
5 3 (2.27%) Perl
6 2 (1.52%) Groovy
7 1 (0.76%) C++
7 1 (0.76%) Korn
7 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (46.97%) ISEB
2 35 (26.52%) ISTQB
3 26 (19.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (14.39%) Degree
5 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (1.52%) Perforce
4 1 (0.76%) HP
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