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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 72 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 26 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.18% 4.01% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 4.14% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 38 24
Average salary £29,129 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
1139 967 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.39% 96.89% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 997 807 914
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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
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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 -17 16 £29,129 -2.90% 1
Torfaen -12 4 £32,500 +10.16%
Bridgend - 4 £18,000 -
Newport -13 2 £27,750 +0.90% 1
Test Analyst
Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 30 (44.12%) ISEB
2 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (35.29%) Manual Testing
4 21 (30.88%) ISTQB
4 21 (30.88%) Degree
5 20 (29.41%) Finance
6 19 (27.94%) Automation Testing
7 16 (23.53%) Windows
8 15 (22.06%) SQL
9 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
10 13 (19.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (19.12%) .NET
10 13 (19.12%) Banking
10 13 (19.12%) Validation
11 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
12 11 (16.18%) Automated Testing
13 10 (14.71%) C
14 9 (13.24%) C++
14 9 (13.24%) Mac OS
14 9 (13.24%) QA
14 9 (13.24%) IPTV
14 9 (13.24%) Google
14 9 (13.24%) Digital Media
15 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (11.76%) C#
16 5 (7.35%) Regression Testing
16 5 (7.35%) Advertising
16 5 (7.35%) Scrum
16 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
16 5 (7.35%) Microsoft

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (1.47%) IIS
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) PaaS
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MySQL
1 4 (5.88%) Informix
1 4 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 4 (5.88%) Big Data
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) DB2
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.94%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.35%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) Toad
3 2 (2.94%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.47%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.47%) JMeter
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Banking
3 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.35%) Advertising
5 4 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) Web Services
2 4 (5.88%) WinForms
3 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) IPTV
1 9 (13.24%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) DTV
4 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Windows
2 9 (13.24%) Mac OS
3 4 (5.88%) Linux
4 3 (4.41%) UNIX
5 2 (2.94%) Android
5 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.29%) Manual Testing
3 19 (27.94%) Automation Testing
4 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
5 13 (19.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (19.12%) Validation
6 11 (16.18%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.35%) Scrum
7 5 (7.35%) Regression Testing
7 5 (7.35%) Release Management
7 5 (7.35%) User Stories
8 4 (5.88%) Mobile Marketing
8 4 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.88%) Workflow
8 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.41%) V-Model
9 3 (4.41%) Test Planning
10 2 (2.94%) Black-Box Testing
10 2 (2.94%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) SQL
2 10 (14.71%) C
3 9 (13.24%) C++
4 8 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (2.94%) Java
5 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) VBScript
6 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.47%) Korn
6 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) ISEB
2 21 (30.88%) ISTQB
2 21 (30.88%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Google
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Telerik
5 1 (1.47%) HP
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