The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 24 50 68
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 93 46 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.13% 3.69% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.39% 3.84% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 93 40 22
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +16.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1258 1199 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.40% 96.23% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1059 839
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +16 82 £30,000 -11.76% 5
West Wales +15 11 £42,500 +63.46% 1
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 47 (33.81%) Finance
1 47 (33.81%) Test Scripting
2 37 (26.62%) ISEB
3 30 (21.58%) ISTQB
4 29 (20.86%) Automated Testing
5 27 (19.42%) Test Strategy
6 25 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (17.27%) Software Testing
8 23 (16.55%) System Testing
9 21 (15.11%) SQL
10 20 (14.39%) Java
10 20 (14.39%) JUnit
10 20 (14.39%) Groovy
11 19 (13.67%) QA
12 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
13 17 (12.23%) JavaScript
13 17 (12.23%) Selenium
13 17 (12.23%) Degree
14 15 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (10.79%) Validation
15 14 (10.07%) Scrum
16 13 (9.35%) JIRA
16 13 (9.35%) Cucumber
16 13 (9.35%) C#
16 13 (9.35%) .NET
17 12 (8.63%) Visual Studio
18 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
18 11 (7.91%) VirtualBox
18 11 (7.91%) T-Plan
19 10 (7.19%) SoapUI

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (2.88%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.60%) MS Project
2 5 (3.60%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) HTTP
1 2 (1.44%) SSL
1 2 (1.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (14.39%) JUnit
2 17 (12.23%) Selenium
3 13 (9.35%) JIRA
3 13 (9.35%) Cucumber
4 12 (8.63%) Visual Studio
5 10 (7.19%) SoapUI
6 9 (6.47%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.76%) ClearQuest
8 5 (3.60%) CruiseControl
8 5 (3.60%) Ant
8 5 (3.60%) WebDriver
8 5 (3.60%) Maven
9 3 (2.16%) JBehave
9 3 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.44%) Hudson
10 2 (1.44%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.44%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.44%) Rational Functional Tester
10 2 (1.44%) Subversion
General
1 47 (33.81%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Banking
3 8 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.60%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.35%) .NET
2 9 (6.47%) WPF
3 7 (5.04%) Middleware
4 6 (4.32%) Web Services
5 5 (3.60%) XML
6 4 (2.88%) HTML
7 2 (1.44%) JSON
7 2 (1.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.76%) IPTV
1 8 (5.76%) Digital Media
2 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.88%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.44%) Statistics
4 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.04%) Windows
1 7 (5.04%) Android
1 7 (5.04%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.32%) Windows 8
2 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.32%) Windows XP
2 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.44%) UNIX
4 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.81%) Test Scripting
2 29 (20.86%) Automated Testing
3 27 (19.42%) Test Strategy
4 25 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (17.27%) Software Testing
6 23 (16.55%) System Testing
7 15 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (10.79%) Validation
8 14 (10.07%) Scrum
9 10 (7.19%) TDD
10 9 (6.47%) BDD
10 9 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.47%) Test Automation
10 9 (6.47%) Automation Testing
11 7 (5.04%) Manual Testing
12 5 (3.60%) Regression Testing
12 5 (3.60%) SOA
12 5 (3.60%) Data Analysis
13 4 (2.88%) User Stories
13 4 (2.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.11%) SQL
2 20 (14.39%) Java
2 20 (14.39%) Groovy
3 17 (12.23%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.35%) C#
5 2 (1.44%) Korn
5 2 (1.44%) XPath
5 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.44%) C
5 2 (1.44%) Perl
5 2 (1.44%) XQuery
6 1 (0.72%) VBScript
6 1 (0.72%) VB
6 1 (0.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (26.62%) ISEB
2 30 (21.58%) ISTQB
3 17 (12.23%) Degree
4 7 (5.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.91%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.91%) T-Plan
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle
4 3 (2.16%) Perforce
5 2 (1.44%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) Google
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