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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 22 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 10.38% 19.61% 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.48% 19.61% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 6
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -13.23%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
105 51 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 99.06% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 99 50 52
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 30 June 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 -11 11 £35,000 +18.64%
Test Analyst
South Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Manual Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
3 10 (58.82%) Selenium
3 10 (58.82%) Python
3 10 (58.82%) Perl
3 10 (58.82%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) Digital Media
5 7 (41.18%) Big Data
5 7 (41.18%) PaaS
5 7 (41.18%) Mobile Marketing
5 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
5 7 (41.18%) Marketing
5 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
5 7 (41.18%) Advertising
5 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
5 7 (41.18%) Data Mining
6 6 (35.29%) PHP
6 6 (35.29%) UNIX
6 6 (35.29%) Ruby
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) Scrum
8 4 (23.53%) Perforce
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) C
8 4 (23.53%) C++
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Google

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Data Mining
1 7 (41.18%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
1 7 (41.18%) Advertising
1 7 (41.18%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Digital Media
2 4 (23.53%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) UNIX
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Manual Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) Mobile Marketing
3 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
3 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) API Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Scalability Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Perl
1 10 (58.82%) Python
1 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
2 6 (35.29%) Ruby
2 6 (35.29%) PHP
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Groovy
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Perforce
1 4 (23.53%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Telerik
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat