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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 37 62 74
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 68 40 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.22% 3.03% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.39% 3.13% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 64 38 9
Average salary £30,000 £29,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,650 £32,500
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
1261 1276 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.85% 96.59% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1058 1136 924
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +30 62 £30,000 - 6
West Wales +8 6 £27,500 +5.76% 4
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 56 (36.60%) Finance
2 48 (31.37%) Test Scripting
3 39 (25.49%) ISEB
4 34 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (18.95%) Automated Testing
5 29 (18.95%) Test Strategy
6 28 (18.30%) ISTQB
7 25 (16.34%) SQL
8 24 (15.69%) Java
9 23 (15.03%) JUnit
9 23 (15.03%) System Testing
9 23 (15.03%) Groovy
10 22 (14.38%) Selenium
11 21 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (13.73%) JavaScript
11 21 (13.73%) Mentoring
12 18 (11.76%) Software Testing
13 17 (11.11%) Degree
13 17 (11.11%) Scrum
14 16 (10.46%) JIRA
15 15 (9.80%) Cucumber
15 15 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (9.15%) VirtualBox
16 14 (9.15%) T-Plan
16 14 (9.15%) QA
17 13 (8.50%) TDD
17 13 (8.50%) Validation
18 12 (7.84%) Banking
18 12 (7.84%) Microsoft
18 12 (7.84%) Continuous Integration

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.31%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.27%) MS Project
2 5 (3.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) HTTP
1 2 (1.31%) SSL
1 2 (1.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (15.03%) JUnit
2 22 (14.38%) Selenium
3 16 (10.46%) JIRA
4 15 (9.80%) Cucumber
5 12 (7.84%) SoapUI
6 11 (7.19%) Jenkins
7 10 (6.54%) Visual Studio
8 7 (4.58%) ClearQuest
9 6 (3.92%) WebDriver
10 5 (3.27%) CruiseControl
10 5 (3.27%) Ant
10 5 (3.27%) Maven
11 3 (1.96%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.96%) JBehave
12 2 (1.31%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.31%) Rational Functional Tester
12 2 (1.31%) Hudson
12 2 (1.31%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.31%) Subversion
General
1 56 (36.60%) Finance
2 12 (7.84%) Banking
3 8 (5.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.27%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.54%) .NET
2 8 (5.23%) Web Services
2 8 (5.23%) WPF
3 7 (4.58%) Middleware
4 4 (2.61%) HTML
5 3 (1.96%) JSON
5 3 (1.96%) XML
5 3 (1.96%) SOAP
6 1 (0.65%) WinForms
6 1 (0.65%) RESTful
6 1 (0.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.54%) IPTV
2 10 (6.54%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.27%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.61%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (1.96%) Statistics
6 2 (1.31%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.88%) Windows
2 7 (4.58%) Android
2 7 (4.58%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.61%) Windows 8
3 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.61%) Windows XP
3 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.96%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.37%) Test Scripting
2 34 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.95%) Automated Testing
3 29 (18.95%) Test Strategy
4 23 (15.03%) System Testing
5 21 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (13.73%) Mentoring
6 18 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 17 (11.11%) Scrum
8 13 (8.50%) Validation
8 13 (8.50%) TDD
9 12 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.84%) Test Automation
10 11 (7.19%) Automation Testing
11 10 (6.54%) BDD
12 8 (5.23%) Manual Testing
13 7 (4.58%) Regression Testing
14 6 (3.92%) User Stories
15 5 (3.27%) Data Analysis
15 5 (3.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.34%) SQL
2 24 (15.69%) Java
3 23 (15.03%) Groovy
4 21 (13.73%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.54%) C#
6 4 (2.61%) C++
6 4 (2.61%) C
7 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.31%) Perl
7 2 (1.31%) XQuery
7 2 (1.31%) Korn
7 2 (1.31%) XPath
8 1 (0.65%) Erlang
8 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (25.49%) ISEB
2 28 (18.30%) ISTQB
3 17 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (3.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.15%) QA
System Software
1 14 (9.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (9.15%) T-Plan
2 12 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.92%) Oracle
4 3 (1.96%) Perforce
4 3 (1.96%) Google
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