The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 57 63 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 35 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.38% 2.80% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 2.89% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 62
Average salary £29,500 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.27% +34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1170 1210 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.46% 96.88% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1086 928
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Analyst
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +7 36 £30,000 -14.28% 11
West Wales - 5 £27,500 - 1
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (42.57%) Test Scripting
2 38 (37.62%) Finance
3 32 (31.68%) ISEB
4 31 (30.69%) Automated Testing
5 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (27.72%) QA
7 24 (23.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (22.77%) Selenium
8 23 (22.77%) SQL
9 22 (21.78%) XML
10 21 (20.79%) Test Strategy
11 19 (18.81%) SoapUI
11 19 (18.81%) .NET
12 18 (17.82%) Java
12 18 (17.82%) Web Services
12 18 (17.82%) ISTQB
13 17 (16.83%) Software Testing
13 17 (16.83%) Manual Testing
13 17 (16.83%) Groovy
13 17 (16.83%) WebDriver
14 15 (14.85%) Test Automation
14 15 (14.85%) BDD
14 15 (14.85%) Maven
14 15 (14.85%) Jenkins
15 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
16 13 (12.87%) Regression Testing
17 12 (11.88%) Scrum
17 12 (11.88%) System Testing
18 11 (10.89%) JBehave
18 11 (10.89%) SOA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (3.96%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) MS Office
3 4 (3.96%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) HTTP
1 2 (1.98%) SSL
1 2 (1.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (22.77%) Selenium
2 19 (18.81%) SoapUI
3 17 (16.83%) WebDriver
4 15 (14.85%) Maven
4 15 (14.85%) Jenkins
5 11 (10.89%) JUnit
5 11 (10.89%) JBehave
6 10 (9.90%) Ant
6 10 (9.90%) CruiseControl
7 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
8 7 (6.93%) Hudson
9 6 (5.94%) JIRA
10 3 (2.97%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.98%) Rational Functional Tester
11 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.98%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.98%) JMeter
General
1 38 (37.62%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.95%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.78%) XML
2 19 (18.81%) .NET
3 18 (17.82%) Web Services
4 9 (8.91%) SOAP
5 7 (6.93%) REST
6 5 (4.95%) Middleware
7 3 (2.97%) WPF
8 2 (1.98%) JSON
8 2 (1.98%) HTML
8 2 (1.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.90%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.95%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.95%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.95%) IPTV
4 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.90%) Windows
2 9 (8.91%) Android
3 7 (6.93%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.95%) UNIX
5 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.57%) Test Scripting
2 31 (30.69%) Automated Testing
3 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (23.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (20.79%) Test Strategy
6 17 (16.83%) Manual Testing
6 17 (16.83%) Software Testing
7 15 (14.85%) Test Automation
7 15 (14.85%) BDD
8 13 (12.87%) Regression Testing
9 12 (11.88%) Scrum
9 12 (11.88%) System Testing
10 11 (10.89%) SOA
11 10 (9.90%) TDD
11 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.90%) Performance Testing
11 10 (9.90%) Automation Testing
12 8 (7.92%) Data Analysis
13 6 (5.94%) Validation
14 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) SQL
2 18 (17.82%) Java
3 17 (16.83%) Groovy
4 8 (7.92%) C#
5 7 (6.93%) XPath
5 7 (6.93%) XQuery
6 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.97%) Perl
7 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.97%) Korn
8 2 (1.98%) VBScript
8 2 (1.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (31.68%) ISEB
2 18 (17.82%) ISTQB
3 9 (8.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (27.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle
3 2 (1.98%) IBM
3 2 (1.98%) HP
3 2 (1.98%) T-Plan
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market leading salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Swansea
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago