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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 68 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 29 63 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.40% 5.67% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 5.83% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 28 61 31
Average salary £29,129 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.90% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,000 £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
1154 1081 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.69% 97.30% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 928 933
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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
(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 -28 12 £30,000 - 1
Newport -11 6 £27,750 -14.61% 1
Torfaen -14 6 £32,000 +8.47%
Bridgend - 5 £23,000 -
Test Analyst
Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.29%) ISEB
3 22 (32.35%) Degree
4 21 (30.88%) Automation Testing
4 21 (30.88%) Finance
5 19 (27.94%) ISTQB
6 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 17 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 16 (23.53%) SQL
8 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
9 13 (19.12%) Validation
9 13 (19.12%) Banking
9 13 (19.12%) Windows
10 12 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (16.18%) Selenium
12 10 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (13.24%) Digital Media
13 9 (13.24%) Scrum
14 8 (11.76%) C
14 8 (11.76%) QA
15 7 (10.29%) IPTV
15 7 (10.29%) Software Testing
15 7 (10.29%) Google
15 7 (10.29%) Mac OS
15 7 (10.29%) User Stories
15 7 (10.29%) C++
15 7 (10.29%) Java
16 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
16 6 (8.82%) Automated Testing
16 6 (8.82%) .NET

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) PaaS
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 4 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (2.94%) DB2
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) SQLPlus
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.94%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Selenium
2 10 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.88%) Subversion
3 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.41%) JMeter
5 2 (2.94%) Toad
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.47%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 13 (19.12%) Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Advertising
4 4 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Digital Media
2 7 (10.29%) IPTV
3 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Mac OS
3 6 (8.82%) Linux
4 5 (7.35%) Android
4 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (4.41%) UNIX
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Automation Testing
3 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 17 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 13 (19.12%) Validation
5 12 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (13.24%) Scrum
7 7 (10.29%) Software Testing
7 7 (10.29%) User Stories
8 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
8 6 (8.82%) Automated Testing
8 6 (8.82%) V-Model
9 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.35%) Release Management
9 5 (7.35%) Test Planning
10 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.88%) Mobile Marketing
11 3 (4.41%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.41%) SDLC
11 3 (4.41%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) C
3 7 (10.29%) C++
3 7 (10.29%) Java
4 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.35%) Perl
5 4 (5.88%) Python
6 3 (4.41%) PHP
7 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.94%) C#
7 2 (2.94%) Groovy
7 2 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) Korn
8 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.47%) VBScript
8 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (35.29%) ISEB
2 22 (32.35%) Degree
3 19 (27.94%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Google
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) HP
5 2 (2.94%) Perforce
6 1 (1.47%) Telerik
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago