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

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
UK / Wales
Rank 61 36 72
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 33 87 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.10% 6.34% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 6.47% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 32 75 40
Median salary £32,500 £30,500 £29,129
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £26,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -

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
1021 1345 1345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.78% 98.03% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1154 1144
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 February 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 -13 31 £30,000 -1.63% 1
West Wales -24 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Mid Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

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

1 62 (59.05%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (42.86%) Selenium
3 34 (32.38%) SQL
4 33 (31.43%) Finance
5 31 (29.52%) Manual Testing
6 27 (25.71%) Automation Testing
7 24 (22.86%) Waterfall
8 23 (21.90%) ISTQB
9 22 (20.95%) Test Scripting
10 21 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 21 (20.00%) .NET
10 21 (20.00%) ISEB
10 21 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (19.05%) Test Automation
12 19 (18.10%) Scrum
13 18 (17.14%) Regression Testing
14 17 (16.19%) Defect Management
15 15 (14.29%) Functional Testing
16 14 (13.33%) C#
17 12 (11.43%) Software Testing
17 12 (11.43%) Advertising
17 12 (11.43%) QA
17 12 (11.43%) Exploratory Testing
18 11 (10.48%) Web Services
19 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
19 10 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
19 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
20 9 (8.57%) Test Management
20 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
21 8 (7.62%) Visual Studio

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (42.86%) Selenium
2 8 (7.62%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.81%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.90%) JIRA
5 2 (1.90%) JMeter
5 2 (1.90%) JUnit
5 2 (1.90%) MSTest
5 2 (1.90%) VersionOne
6 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.95%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.95%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.95%) TestLink
6 1 (0.95%) Toad
General
1 33 (31.43%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Advertising
3 4 (3.81%) Games
4 1 (0.95%) Automotive
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.00%) .NET
2 11 (10.48%) Web Services
3 6 (5.71%) SOAP
4 5 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.95%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.90%) User Experience
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.81%) Android
1 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) CentOS
3 1 (0.95%) Linux
3 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (59.05%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.52%) Manual Testing
3 27 (25.71%) Automation Testing
4 24 (22.86%) Waterfall
5 22 (20.95%) Test Scripting
6 21 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 21 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 19 (18.10%) Scrum
9 18 (17.14%) Regression Testing
10 17 (16.19%) Defect Management
11 15 (14.29%) Functional Testing
12 12 (11.43%) Exploratory Testing
12 12 (11.43%) Software Testing
13 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 10 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (8.57%) Test Management
15 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (6.67%) Kanban
16 7 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.38%) SQL
2 14 (13.33%) C#
3 7 (6.67%) Java
4 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.81%) C++
6 3 (2.86%) C
7 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.90%) Korn
7 2 (1.90%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.90%) Perl
7 2 (1.90%) PHP
7 2 (1.90%) Python
8 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (21.90%) ISTQB
2 21 (20.00%) ISEB
3 8 (7.62%) Degree
4 5 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) TOWER Software
3 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle
3 1 (0.95%) Perforce
3 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.95%) Sage