The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank - 107 88
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 0 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.29% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.30% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Average salary - £31,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
1276 1354 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.08% 98.62% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1161 889
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited QA 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 QA Test Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (20.00%) GitHub
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited QA 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 QA Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle