The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 29 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 81 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.18% 3.10% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.43% 3.22% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 80 39 14
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,350
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
1259 1272 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.11% 96.07% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1133 876
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Wales

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Wales

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 Test Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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 +26 75 £30,000 -7.69% 5
West Wales +13 6 £35,000 +34.61% 1
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 54 (36.73%) Finance
2 47 (31.97%) Test Scripting
3 40 (27.21%) ISEB
4 30 (20.41%) ISTQB
5 29 (19.73%) Automated Testing
5 29 (19.73%) Test Strategy
6 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (15.65%) SQL
8 22 (14.97%) System Testing
9 21 (14.29%) Groovy
9 21 (14.29%) Java
9 21 (14.29%) JUnit
10 20 (13.61%) Software Testing
10 20 (13.61%) Selenium
11 19 (12.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (12.24%) JavaScript
13 17 (11.56%) Scrum
13 17 (11.56%) QA
13 17 (11.56%) Degree
14 15 (10.20%) JIRA
14 15 (10.20%) Validation
14 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
15 13 (8.84%) TDD
15 13 (8.84%) Cucumber
15 13 (8.84%) VirtualBox
15 13 (8.84%) T-Plan
16 12 (8.16%) Banking
16 12 (8.16%) Visual Studio
17 11 (7.48%) .NET
17 11 (7.48%) C#

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.36%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.40%) MS Project
2 5 (3.40%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) Internet
1 2 (1.36%) HTTP
1 2 (1.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (2.72%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (14.29%) JUnit
2 20 (13.61%) Selenium
3 15 (10.20%) JIRA
4 13 (8.84%) Cucumber
5 12 (8.16%) Visual Studio
6 11 (7.48%) SoapUI
7 10 (6.80%) Jenkins
8 8 (5.44%) ClearQuest
9 6 (4.08%) WebDriver
10 5 (3.40%) Ant
10 5 (3.40%) CruiseControl
10 5 (3.40%) Maven
11 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.04%) JBehave
12 2 (1.36%) Subversion
12 2 (1.36%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.36%) Hudson
12 2 (1.36%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.68%) Calabash
General
1 54 (36.73%) Finance
2 12 (8.16%) Banking
3 8 (5.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.48%) .NET
2 9 (6.12%) WPF
3 7 (4.76%) Middleware
3 7 (4.76%) Web Services
4 4 (2.72%) XML
4 4 (2.72%) HTML
5 2 (1.36%) JSON
5 2 (1.36%) SOAP
6 1 (0.68%) WinForms
6 1 (0.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.12%) Digital Media
1 9 (6.12%) IPTV
2 5 (3.40%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.72%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.36%) Statistics
5 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.76%) Windows
1 7 (4.76%) Android
1 7 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (2.72%) Windows XP
2 4 (2.72%) Windows 8
2 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.36%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.97%) Test Scripting
2 29 (19.73%) Automated Testing
2 29 (19.73%) Test Strategy
3 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.97%) System Testing
5 20 (13.61%) Software Testing
6 19 (12.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (11.56%) Scrum
8 15 (10.20%) Validation
9 13 (8.84%) TDD
10 10 (6.80%) BDD
10 10 (6.80%) Test Automation
10 10 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.80%) Automation Testing
11 8 (5.44%) Manual Testing
11 8 (5.44%) Regression Testing
12 5 (3.40%) User Stories
12 5 (3.40%) SOA
12 5 (3.40%) V-Model
12 5 (3.40%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.65%) SQL
2 21 (14.29%) Groovy
2 21 (14.29%) Java
3 18 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.48%) C#
5 3 (2.04%) C
6 2 (1.36%) Korn
6 2 (1.36%) XPath
6 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.36%) XQuery
6 2 (1.36%) C++
6 2 (1.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (27.21%) ISEB
2 30 (20.41%) ISTQB
3 17 (11.56%) Degree
4 6 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.84%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.84%) T-Plan
3 6 (4.08%) Oracle
4 3 (2.04%) Perforce
5 2 (1.36%) Google
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