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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 21 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 8.08% 10.00% 7.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.16% 10.08% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 4
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
98 129 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 98.99% 99.23% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 86 102 52
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016. 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 0 8 £37,500 +15.38%
Test Analyst
South Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) ISEB
3 13 (81.25%) ISTQB
4 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
4 11 (68.75%) Test Scripting
4 11 (68.75%) Manual Testing
5 9 (56.25%) Linux
6 8 (50.00%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) QA
7 7 (43.75%) Defect Management
7 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
8 6 (37.50%) Advertising
8 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
8 6 (37.50%) Data Mining
8 6 (37.50%) Unix
8 6 (37.50%) Big Data
8 6 (37.50%) PaaS
8 6 (37.50%) Mobile Marketing
8 6 (37.50%) Marketing
9 5 (31.25%) SDLC
9 5 (31.25%) Oracle
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 3 (18.75%) Perl
10 3 (18.75%) SQL
10 3 (18.75%) Java
10 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
10 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
11 2 (12.50%) Subversion
11 2 (12.50%) Selenium
11 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) PaaS
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
1 6 (37.50%) Data Mining
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (37.50%) Advertising
2 6 (37.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) IPTV
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
2 11 (68.75%) Manual Testing
2 11 (68.75%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) Defect Management
4 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 6 (37.50%) Mobile Marketing
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) API Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Groovy
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Korn
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) ISEB
2 13 (81.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Perforce
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft