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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 44 75 48
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 53 27 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.50% 2.26% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 2.33% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 48 26 43
Median salary £30,500 £29,129 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -2.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £18,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,300
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
1162 1158 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.64% 97.07% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 1013 835
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +25 37 £30,500 +4.70% 3
Newport +5 7 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Torfaen +11 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Test Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 70 (63.06%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (47.75%) Test Scripting
3 52 (46.85%) Finance
4 51 (45.95%) ISEB
5 41 (36.94%) SQL
6 36 (32.43%) ISTQB
7 33 (29.73%) SOAP
8 32 (28.83%) QA
9 30 (27.03%) Selenium
10 24 (21.62%) SoapUI
11 23 (20.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 22 (19.82%) Software Testing
12 22 (19.82%) Advertising
13 20 (18.02%) Automated Testing
14 19 (17.12%) Functional Testing
14 19 (17.12%) Non-Functional Testing
15 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (15.32%) Manual Testing
17 15 (13.51%) Scrum
17 15 (13.51%) Test Strategy
17 15 (13.51%) SDLC
18 14 (12.61%) Test Automation
19 13 (11.71%) Waterfall
19 13 (11.71%) Telecoms
19 13 (11.71%) Marketing
20 11 (9.91%) Migration
20 11 (9.91%) Web Services
20 11 (9.91%) Unix
20 11 (9.91%) Linux

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 5 (4.50%) Apache
2 4 (3.60%) CMS
2 4 (3.60%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (3.60%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) Big Data
1 11 (9.91%) Data Mining
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (27.03%) Selenium
2 24 (21.62%) SoapUI
3 11 (9.91%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.41%) JBehave
5 4 (3.60%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.70%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.70%) JMeter
6 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 52 (46.85%) Finance
2 22 (19.82%) Advertising
3 13 (11.71%) Marketing
3 13 (11.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.73%) SOAP
2 11 (9.91%) REST
2 11 (9.91%) Web Services
3 9 (8.11%) .NET
3 9 (8.11%) XML
4 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.91%) Linux
1 11 (9.91%) Unix
2 3 (2.70%) Windows
2 3 (2.70%) Windows 10
2 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
2 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (63.06%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (47.75%) Test Scripting
3 22 (19.82%) Software Testing
4 20 (18.02%) Automated Testing
5 19 (17.12%) Functional Testing
5 19 (17.12%) Non-Functional Testing
6 18 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (15.32%) Manual Testing
8 15 (13.51%) Scrum
8 15 (13.51%) SDLC
8 15 (13.51%) Test Strategy
9 14 (12.61%) Test Automation
10 13 (11.71%) Waterfall
11 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.91%) Migration
11 11 (9.91%) Mobile Marketing
11 11 (9.91%) Software Delivery
12 9 (8.11%) Defect Management
13 8 (7.21%) Performance Testing
14 6 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.94%) SQL
2 10 (9.01%) Java
3 8 (7.21%) C#
4 6 (5.41%) Ruby
5 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (45.95%) ISEB
2 36 (32.43%) ISTQB
3 23 (20.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (9.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (28.83%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.60%) Alterian
3 4 (3.60%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle
4 2 (1.80%) SAP
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