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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 52 29 50
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 59 92 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.26% 6.84% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 7.08% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 55 92 42
Average salary £31,171 £30,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.90% -8.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,500 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,900 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
1345 1300 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.11% 96.65% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1139 1081
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -18 58 £30,842 +2.80% 7
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.70%) ISEB
3 31 (34.83%) Finance
3 31 (34.83%) Degree
4 30 (33.71%) Test Scripting
5 26 (29.21%) ISTQB
6 24 (26.97%) Selenium
6 24 (26.97%) SQL
7 22 (24.72%) Scrum
7 22 (24.72%) Automation Testing
8 19 (21.35%) Telecoms
9 16 (17.98%) Manual Testing
9 16 (17.98%) Software Testing
10 15 (16.85%) Python
11 14 (15.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (14.61%) Test Automation
12 13 (14.61%) SOAP
12 13 (14.61%) Web Services
12 13 (14.61%) Linux
13 12 (13.48%) Validation
13 12 (13.48%) QA
13 12 (13.48%) Banking
14 11 (12.36%) Automated Testing
14 11 (12.36%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (12.36%) Bash Shell
14 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
14 11 (12.36%) .NET
14 11 (12.36%) Perl
14 11 (12.36%) Java
15 10 (11.24%) PHP

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) PaaS
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) Data Mining
2 8 (8.99%) Big Data
3 1 (1.12%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.12%) DB2
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (26.97%) Selenium
2 9 (10.11%) Cucumber
2 9 (10.11%) SoapUI
2 9 (10.11%) JMeter
3 8 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.62%) Subversion
5 5 (5.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.49%) MSTest
6 4 (4.49%) ClearQuest
7 3 (3.37%) Behat
7 3 (3.37%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.37%) Maven
7 3 (3.37%) JIRA
8 1 (1.12%) Toad
8 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.12%) Ranorex
General
1 31 (34.83%) Finance
2 19 (21.35%) Telecoms
3 12 (13.48%) Banking
4 9 (10.11%) Advertising
5 8 (8.99%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) SOAP
1 13 (14.61%) Web Services
2 11 (12.36%) .NET
3 9 (10.11%) XML
4 8 (8.99%) REST
5 4 (4.49%) RESTful
6 2 (2.25%) HTML
6 2 (2.25%) CSS
6 2 (2.25%) XSL
6 2 (2.25%) Ajax
6 2 (2.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Digital Media
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) AS400
4 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.25%) IPTV
5 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Linux
2 7 (7.87%) Windows
3 6 (6.74%) UNIX
4 5 (5.62%) Android
4 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.37%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.71%) Test Scripting
3 22 (24.72%) Scrum
3 22 (24.72%) Automation Testing
4 16 (17.98%) Manual Testing
4 16 (17.98%) Software Testing
5 14 (15.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (14.61%) Test Automation
7 12 (13.48%) Validation
8 11 (12.36%) Automated Testing
9 10 (11.24%) V-Model
10 8 (8.99%) Mobile Marketing
10 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.74%) SDLC
11 6 (6.74%) Test Planning
11 6 (6.74%) Test Strategy
12 5 (5.62%) API Testing
12 5 (5.62%) Quality Management
12 5 (5.62%) Regression Testing
13 4 (4.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) SQL
2 15 (16.85%) Python
3 11 (12.36%) Bash Shell
3 11 (12.36%) Perl
3 11 (12.36%) Java
4 10 (11.24%) PHP
5 8 (8.99%) C#
6 6 (6.74%) Ruby
7 5 (5.62%) Groovy
7 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.37%) C
9 2 (2.25%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.12%) VBScript
10 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (42.70%) ISEB
2 31 (34.83%) Degree
3 26 (29.21%) ISTQB
4 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
5 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.37%) HND
8 2 (2.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (2.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) HP
3 5 (5.62%) Perforce
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) Google
4 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.12%) Telerik
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