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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 58 43 70
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 46 74 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.58% 5.55% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 5.85% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 43 72 17
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
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
1244 1265 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.88% 94.83% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 1138 960
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 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 December 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 -2 45 £29,565 -1.45% 4
West Wales -5 1 £42,500 +54.54%
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 41 (35.96%) Finance
2 38 (33.33%) ISEB
3 30 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (22.81%) Manual Testing
5 23 (20.18%) Test Scripting
6 22 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 19 (16.67%) .NET
8 18 (15.79%) Degree
8 18 (15.79%) SQL
9 16 (14.04%) Windows
9 16 (14.04%) Automated Testing
10 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (12.28%) System Testing
12 13 (11.40%) Test Strategy
12 13 (11.40%) Automation Testing
13 11 (9.65%) Validation
13 11 (9.65%) Scrum
13 11 (9.65%) Banking
14 10 (8.77%) QA
14 10 (8.77%) C#
14 10 (8.77%) C++
15 9 (7.89%) Test Automation
15 9 (7.89%) Telecoms
15 9 (7.89%) Selenium
16 8 (7.02%) IPTV
16 8 (7.02%) Digital Media
16 8 (7.02%) Java
16 8 (7.02%) Mac OS
16 8 (7.02%) C

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) PaaS
2 2 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) Informix
1 4 (3.51%) Data Mining
1 4 (3.51%) MySQL
1 4 (3.51%) Big Data
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Selenium
2 6 (5.26%) JIRA
3 5 (4.39%) JUnit
3 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.51%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.51%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.88%) WATIR
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.88%) MSTest
7 1 (0.88%) Spock
General
1 41 (35.96%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Banking
3 9 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.14%) Advertising
5 4 (3.51%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (5.26%) Web Services
2 6 (5.26%) WinForms
3 3 (2.63%) XML
4 1 (0.88%) SOAP
4 1 (0.88%) JSON
4 1 (0.88%) WPF
4 1 (0.88%) RESTful
4 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.02%) IPTV
2 8 (7.02%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.51%) Statistics
3 4 (3.51%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.04%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) Mac OS
3 4 (3.51%) Linux
4 3 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.81%) Manual Testing
3 23 (20.18%) Test Scripting
4 22 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (14.04%) Automated Testing
6 14 (12.28%) System Testing
7 13 (11.40%) Test Strategy
7 13 (11.40%) Automation Testing
8 11 (9.65%) Validation
8 11 (9.65%) Scrum
9 9 (7.89%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.14%) Performance Testing
11 6 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.39%) User Stories
13 4 (3.51%) Mobile Marketing
13 4 (3.51%) Functional Testing
13 4 (3.51%) Software Engineering
13 4 (3.51%) TDD
13 4 (3.51%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.79%) SQL
2 10 (8.77%) C#
2 10 (8.77%) C++
3 8 (7.02%) Java
3 8 (7.02%) C
4 6 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.39%) Groovy
6 2 (1.75%) Erlang
6 2 (1.75%) PHP
6 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.88%) Korn
7 1 (0.88%) Perl
7 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (33.33%) ISEB
2 19 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 18 (15.79%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 8 (7.02%) Google
2 6 (5.26%) T-Plan
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.88%) Telerik
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Intapeople
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago