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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 57 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 36 91 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.40% 7.01% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 7.13% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 35 78 54
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £36,000
UK excluding London median 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
1039 1277 1076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.20% 98.31% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1118 930
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 27 £31,849 +1.10% 5
Newport -4 3 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Bridgend -6 1 £28,500 -3.38% 1
Torfaen -10 1 £45,000 +42.85%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £37,500 - 1
Test Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.67%) Finance
3 27 (37.50%) Selenium
4 23 (31.94%) SQL
5 22 (30.56%) ISEB
6 16 (22.22%) ISTQB
7 15 (20.83%) Manual Testing
8 14 (19.44%) Test Automation
8 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
8 14 (19.44%) Software Testing
9 13 (18.06%) QA
10 11 (15.28%) .NET
10 11 (15.28%) C#
11 10 (13.89%) Scrum
11 10 (13.89%) SoapUI
11 10 (13.89%) Functional Testing
12 9 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (12.50%) Java
12 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
13 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 8 (11.11%) Automated Testing
13 8 (11.11%) Cucumber
14 7 (9.72%) Automation Testing
14 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
14 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
14 7 (9.72%) XML
15 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
15 6 (8.33%) SOAP
15 6 (8.33%) Advertising
15 6 (8.33%) TDD

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 3 (4.17%) CMS
1 3 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.78%) Confluence
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (37.50%) Selenium
2 10 (13.89%) SoapUI
3 8 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.56%) JMeter
5 4 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.17%) JBehave
6 3 (4.17%) Ranorex
6 3 (4.17%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.78%) ClearQuest
7 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.78%) JIRA
7 2 (2.78%) JUnit
7 2 (2.78%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (2.78%) VersionOne
8 1 (1.39%) Hudson
8 1 (1.39%) MSTest
8 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.39%) TestLink
General
1 30 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) XML
3 6 (8.33%) SOAP
4 3 (4.17%) REST
4 3 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Android
2 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) CentOS
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.83%) Manual Testing
3 14 (19.44%) Software Testing
3 14 (19.44%) Test Automation
3 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
4 10 (13.89%) Functional Testing
4 10 (13.89%) Scrum
5 9 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 8 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 7 (9.72%) Automation Testing
7 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.33%) Defect Management
8 6 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (8.33%) TDD
8 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.94%) System Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Test Strategy
10 4 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) SQL
2 11 (15.28%) C#
3 9 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.56%) C++
6 3 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.78%) Korn
7 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.78%) Perl
7 2 (2.78%) PHP
7 2 (2.78%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) ISEB
2 16 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Alterian
2 3 (4.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.39%) Perforce
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 9% Pension, Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 6% Pension, 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Posted: 6 days ago
Port Talbot
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago