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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 30 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 73 40 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.84% 3.69% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.99% 3.75% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 72 38 39
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £36,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
1045 1067 1113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.85% 98.43% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 929 926 939
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +17 50 £32,500 -2.98% 2
Newport - 11 £29,000 -
Bridgend +12 1 £26,500 +55.88%
Torfaen +1 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,500 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £37,500 -
Test Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 61 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (45.10%) Selenium
3 35 (34.31%) Finance
4 32 (31.37%) SQL
5 31 (30.39%) Manual Testing
6 25 (24.51%) Automation Testing
7 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
8 22 (21.57%) .NET
8 22 (21.57%) ISEB
9 20 (19.61%) Regression Testing
9 20 (19.61%) Scrum
10 19 (18.63%) Automated Testing
10 19 (18.63%) Waterfall
11 18 (17.65%) ISTQB
12 16 (15.69%) Test Scripting
13 15 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (14.71%) Defect Management
14 13 (12.75%) Exploratory Testing
14 13 (12.75%) Software Testing
15 12 (11.76%) Advertising
15 12 (11.76%) C#
15 12 (11.76%) Functional Testing
16 11 (10.78%) Web Services
17 10 (9.80%) Java
17 10 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (9.80%) QA
17 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
18 9 (8.82%) Test Management
18 9 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
18 9 (8.82%) Visual Studio

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 2 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (45.10%) Selenium
2 10 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.82%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 5 (4.90%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.94%) JMeter
6 3 (2.94%) Ranorex
6 3 (2.94%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.96%) JBehave
7 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.96%) JIRA
7 2 (1.96%) JUnit
7 2 (1.96%) MSTest
7 2 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.96%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.98%) Hudson
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (34.31%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Advertising
3 4 (3.92%) Games
4 1 (0.98%) Automotive
4 1 (0.98%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.57%) .NET
2 11 (10.78%) Web Services
3 5 (4.90%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.90%) SOAP
4 2 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (0.98%) CSS
5 1 (0.98%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.98%) HTML
5 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.92%) Android
1 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.98%) CentOS
3 1 (0.98%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.39%) Manual Testing
3 25 (24.51%) Automation Testing
4 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
5 20 (19.61%) Regression Testing
5 20 (19.61%) Scrum
6 19 (18.63%) Automated Testing
6 19 (18.63%) Waterfall
7 16 (15.69%) Test Scripting
8 15 (14.71%) Defect Management
8 15 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (12.75%) Exploratory Testing
9 13 (12.75%) Software Testing
10 12 (11.76%) Functional Testing
11 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.82%) Test Management
13 8 (7.84%) TDD
14 7 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.37%) SQL
2 12 (11.76%) C#
3 10 (9.80%) Java
4 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.90%) C++
6 3 (2.94%) C
7 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.96%) Korn
7 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.96%) Perl
7 2 (1.96%) PHP
7 2 (1.96%) Python
7 2 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) ISEB
2 18 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.92%) Degree
4 3 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) TOWER Software
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle
3 1 (0.98%) Perforce
3 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
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