The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had QA Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 107 99 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.078% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Median salary £31,849 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.16% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
QA Test Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1240 1246 1275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.95% 97.88% 98.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1088 1068 1063
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured QA Test Analyst in the job title.

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

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

QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in Wales

QA Test Analyst
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 1 £31,849 +6.16%
QA Test Analyst
UK

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, QA Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft