The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 16 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 11.86% 10.91% -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.07% 10.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 0
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Test Analyst
South 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 Torfaen 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
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
116 55 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 98.31% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 101 54 85
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £40,000 £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 Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Torfaen region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Torfaen

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Torfaen

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Cwmbran +1 14 £32,500 +8.33%
Test Analyst
South Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 14 (73.68%) Manual Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Mac OS
2 10 (52.63%) Digital Media
2 10 (52.63%) Google
2 10 (52.63%) IPTV
2 10 (52.63%) C
2 10 (52.63%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) ISEB
4 5 (26.32%) QA
4 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) PaaS
5 4 (21.05%) Big Data
5 4 (21.05%) Mobile Marketing
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Informix
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
5 4 (21.05%) MySQL
5 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Marketing
5 4 (21.05%) Advertising
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.53%) JUnit
7 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
7 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (10.53%) Groovy

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
1 4 (21.05%) Informix
1 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
1 4 (21.05%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Digital Media
1 10 (52.63%) IPTV
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Mac OS
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Manual Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile Marketing
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C
1 10 (52.63%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Groovy
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.26%) Korn
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Google