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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 49 47 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 45 59 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.97% 5.14% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 5.43% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 42 57 17
Average salary £29,565 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
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
1100 1086 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.09% 94.68% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 966 986 816
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +11 31 £28,815 +10.82% 2
Torfaen +1 11 £32,500 +15.04% 2
Newport -4 2 - -
Test Analyst
Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 38 (35.51%) ISEB
1 38 (35.51%) Finance
2 26 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.50%) Manual Testing
4 22 (20.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (20.56%) Test Scripting
5 19 (17.76%) ISTQB
6 18 (16.82%) Degree
6 18 (16.82%) SQL
7 16 (14.95%) Windows
7 16 (14.95%) Automated Testing
7 16 (14.95%) .NET
8 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (13.08%) System Testing
10 13 (12.15%) Automation Testing
11 12 (11.21%) Test Strategy
12 11 (10.28%) Scrum
12 11 (10.28%) Banking
13 10 (9.35%) QA
13 10 (9.35%) C#
13 10 (9.35%) C++
14 9 (8.41%) Test Automation
14 9 (8.41%) Validation
14 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
15 8 (7.48%) Digital Media
15 8 (7.48%) IPTV
15 8 (7.48%) Google
15 8 (7.48%) Java
15 8 (7.48%) Mac OS
15 8 (7.48%) C

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) PaaS
2 2 (1.87%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) Informix
1 4 (3.74%) Data Mining
1 4 (3.74%) MySQL
1 4 (3.74%) Big Data
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) JIRA
1 6 (5.61%) Selenium
2 5 (4.67%) JUnit
2 5 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.74%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (2.80%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.93%) WATIR
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.93%) MSTest
6 1 (0.93%) Spock
General
1 38 (35.51%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Banking
3 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.54%) Advertising
5 4 (3.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.95%) .NET
2 6 (5.61%) Web Services
2 6 (5.61%) WinForms
3 2 (1.87%) XML
4 1 (0.93%) WPF
4 1 (0.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.48%) IPTV
2 8 (7.48%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.74%) Statistics
3 4 (3.74%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.95%) Windows
2 8 (7.48%) Mac OS
3 4 (3.74%) Linux
4 3 (2.80%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.50%) Manual Testing
3 22 (20.56%) Test Scripting
3 22 (20.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (14.95%) Automated Testing
5 14 (13.08%) System Testing
6 13 (12.15%) Automation Testing
7 12 (11.21%) Test Strategy
8 11 (10.28%) Scrum
9 9 (8.41%) Validation
9 9 (8.41%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.54%) Performance Testing
11 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.67%) User Stories
12 5 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.74%) Mobile Marketing
13 4 (3.74%) Functional Testing
13 4 (3.74%) Software Engineering
13 4 (3.74%) TDD
13 4 (3.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.82%) SQL
2 10 (9.35%) C#
2 10 (9.35%) C++
3 8 (7.48%) Java
3 8 (7.48%) C
4 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.67%) Groovy
6 2 (1.87%) Erlang
6 2 (1.87%) PHP
6 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.93%) Korn
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (35.51%) ISEB
2 19 (17.76%) ISTQB
3 18 (16.82%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 8 (7.48%) Google
2 6 (5.61%) T-Plan
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.93%) Telerik
Cwmbran, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago