The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Analyst
UK / Wales
Rank 87 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 11 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.00% 0.24% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.25% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 1
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
1062 1215 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.20% 98.06% 98.96%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1052 1155
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in Wales

Software 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 Software Test Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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 +22 10 £27,500 -12.00%
West Wales -10 1 £37,500 +41.50%
Software Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Software 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 Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Selenium
1 10 (58.82%) Automation Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) QA
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Advertising
5 3 (17.65%) ISEB
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) Windows
7 1 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (5.88%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing

Software 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 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) MSTest
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Advertising
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Automation Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA