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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 100 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.43% 0.076% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.079% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% +1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £29,600
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
QA Test Analyst
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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
1378 1262 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.80% 96.48% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1099 1098
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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
South Wales -7 5 £35,000 +22.80%
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QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (50.00%) Selenium
6 3 (37.50%) JIRA
6 3 (37.50%) RESTful
6 3 (37.50%) Behat
6 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Web Design
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) PHP
6 3 (37.50%) HND
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (25.00%) HTTP
7 2 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (25.00%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (25.00%) ISTQB

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Behat
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Web Design
5 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Test Management
7 1 (12.50%) Scalability Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) HND
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Telerik