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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 65 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 35 91 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.67% 6.39% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 6.51% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 78 56
Median salary £32,250 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £36,200 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1258 1398 1249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.81% 98.24% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1201 1051
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -34 33 £32,000 +1.58% 8
West Wales -17 2 £34,250 +37.00%
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.24%) Finance
3 30 (37.97%) Selenium
4 26 (32.91%) SQL
5 23 (29.11%) ISEB
6 18 (22.78%) .NET
7 17 (21.52%) ISTQB
8 16 (20.25%) Software Testing
8 16 (20.25%) Test Scripting
8 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
9 15 (18.99%) QA
9 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
10 14 (17.72%) Manual Testing
11 13 (16.46%) C#
11 13 (16.46%) Scrum
12 11 (13.92%) SoapUI
12 11 (13.92%) Functional Testing
13 10 (12.66%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (11.39%) Regression Testing
15 8 (10.13%) XML
15 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
15 8 (10.13%) Java
15 8 (10.13%) Test Planning
15 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (8.86%) Automation Testing
16 7 (8.86%) Cucumber
16 7 (8.86%) TDD
16 7 (8.86%) SOAP
16 7 (8.86%) Exploratory Testing
17 6 (7.59%) Defect Management

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 4 (5.06%) CMS
1 4 (5.06%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (5.06%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.80%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (37.97%) Selenium
2 11 (13.92%) SoapUI
3 7 (8.86%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.33%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.06%) JMeter
7 3 (3.80%) JBehave
7 3 (3.80%) Ranorex
7 3 (3.80%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.53%) ClearQuest
8 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.53%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.27%) Hudson
9 1 (1.27%) JIRA
9 1 (1.27%) JUnit
9 1 (1.27%) MSTest
9 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.27%) TestLink
General
1 31 (39.24%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) .NET
2 8 (10.13%) XML
3 7 (8.86%) SOAP
4 3 (3.80%) REST
4 3 (3.80%) Web Services
5 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) User Experience
3 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
2 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) CentOS
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) Software Testing
2 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
2 16 (20.25%) Test Scripting
3 14 (17.72%) Manual Testing
4 13 (16.46%) Scrum
5 11 (13.92%) Functional Testing
6 10 (12.66%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (11.39%) Regression Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Test Planning
9 7 (8.86%) Automation Testing
9 7 (8.86%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (8.86%) TDD
10 6 (7.59%) Automated Testing
10 6 (7.59%) Defect Management
11 5 (6.33%) BDD
11 5 (6.33%) System Testing
11 5 (6.33%) Test Strategy
11 5 (6.33%) Waterfall
12 4 (5.06%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) SQL
2 13 (16.46%) C#
3 8 (10.13%) Java
4 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.80%) C++
5 3 (3.80%) Ruby
6 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.27%) Korn
6 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.27%) Perl
6 1 (1.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) ISEB
2 17 (21.52%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.06%) Degree
3 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Alterian
2 4 (5.06%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.27%) Perforce
3 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.27%) SAP
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