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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 33 28 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 78 73 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.19% 6.77% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.33% 7.01% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 67 72 32
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £38,900
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1232 1042 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.78% 96.66% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 937 977
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -16 46 £31,500 +5.00% 7
Bridgend - 13 £24,500 -
Torfaen +7 12 £32,000 +3.22%
Newport -15 9 £28,000 +1.81%
Test Analyst
Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 75 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.04%) ISEB
3 41 (37.61%) Test Scripting
4 38 (34.86%) Selenium
5 37 (33.94%) Finance
6 34 (31.19%) Scrum
7 33 (30.28%) SQL
8 30 (27.52%) Degree
9 29 (26.61%) ISTQB
10 25 (22.94%) SOAP
11 24 (22.02%) Software Testing
12 21 (19.27%) Java
12 21 (19.27%) Automation Testing
13 20 (18.35%) Python
13 20 (18.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (15.60%) Telecoms
14 17 (15.60%) Cucumber
14 17 (15.60%) SoapUI
15 16 (14.68%) Linux
15 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
16 15 (13.76%) Web Services
16 15 (13.76%) XML
16 15 (13.76%) Manual Testing
16 15 (13.76%) Test Automation
16 15 (13.76%) JMeter
16 15 (13.76%) Automated Testing
16 15 (13.76%) QA
16 15 (13.76%) HP Quality Center
17 14 (12.84%) REST
17 14 (12.84%) Bash Shell

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (1.83%) IIS
1 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) PaaS
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) LAN
1 2 (1.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) Data Mining
2 8 (7.34%) Big Data
3 1 (0.92%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.92%) DB2
3 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (34.86%) Selenium
2 17 (15.60%) Cucumber
2 17 (15.60%) SoapUI
3 15 (13.76%) JMeter
4 9 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
5 8 (7.34%) MSTest
5 8 (7.34%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.42%) ClearQuest
6 7 (6.42%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (5.50%) Subversion
8 4 (3.67%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.75%) Maven
9 3 (2.75%) JIRA
9 3 (2.75%) JBehave
9 3 (2.75%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.75%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.83%) Ranorex
10 2 (1.83%) Behat
General
1 37 (33.94%) Finance
2 17 (15.60%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.17%) Advertising
4 8 (7.34%) Banking
4 8 (7.34%) Marketing
5 2 (1.83%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.94%) SOAP
2 15 (13.76%) Web Services
2 15 (13.76%) XML
3 14 (12.84%) REST
4 11 (10.09%) .NET
5 5 (4.59%) HTML
6 4 (3.67%) CSS
6 4 (3.67%) XSL
6 4 (3.67%) Ajax
6 4 (3.67%) JSON
7 3 (2.75%) RESTful
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.92%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) AS400
2 6 (5.50%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.75%) Life Science
3 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.83%) User Experience
4 2 (1.83%) IPTV
4 2 (1.83%) DTV
4 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.68%) Linux
2 8 (7.34%) UNIX
3 7 (6.42%) Windows
4 6 (5.50%) Android
4 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.83%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.61%) Test Scripting
3 34 (31.19%) Scrum
4 24 (22.02%) Software Testing
5 21 (19.27%) Automation Testing
6 20 (18.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (13.76%) Automated Testing
7 15 (13.76%) Manual Testing
7 15 (13.76%) Test Automation
8 12 (11.01%) V-Model
8 12 (11.01%) SDLC
9 10 (9.17%) Performance Testing
10 9 (8.26%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.34%) Mobile Marketing
11 8 (7.34%) Test Strategy
11 8 (7.34%) Regression Testing
11 8 (7.34%) Validation
11 8 (7.34%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.42%) Test Planning
13 6 (5.50%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.28%) SQL
2 21 (19.27%) Java
3 20 (18.35%) Python
4 14 (12.84%) Bash Shell
4 14 (12.84%) Perl
5 13 (11.93%) C#
6 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.09%) Ruby
7 9 (8.26%) PHP
8 6 (5.50%) Groovy
9 2 (1.83%) Korn
9 2 (1.83%) C++
10 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.92%) VBScript
10 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (44.04%) ISEB
2 30 (27.52%) Degree
3 29 (26.61%) ISTQB
4 13 (11.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
6 9 (8.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.83%) HND
7 2 (1.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.83%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (13.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.17%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) HP
4 6 (5.50%) Perforce
5 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.92%) Telerik
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