The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 99 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £28,500 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +47.54%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1271 1206 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.29% 96.10% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1067 836
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Test Analyst
UK

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 23 July 2014. 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
South Wales -4 2 £28,500 -6.55%
QA Test Analyst
UK

QA Test Analyst
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft