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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 35 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 79 41 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.07% 2.99% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.19% 3.03% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 70 41 45
Average salary £30,500 £29,129 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +5.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
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
1276 1354 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.08% 98.62% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1161 889
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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 59 £30,500 +3.16% 6
West Wales +3 17 £30,000 +20.00% 1
North Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 102 (64.97%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (45.22%) Finance
3 68 (43.31%) ISEB
4 58 (36.94%) Test Scripting
5 44 (28.03%) Selenium
5 44 (28.03%) SOAP
6 42 (26.75%) SQL
6 42 (26.75%) ISTQB
7 40 (25.48%) Scrum
8 38 (24.20%) Automated Testing
9 34 (21.66%) SDLC
10 33 (21.02%) Software Testing
10 33 (21.02%) QA
11 32 (20.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (17.20%) SoapUI
13 26 (16.56%) Non-Functional Testing
14 25 (15.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 24 (15.29%) Manual Testing
15 24 (15.29%) Java
16 22 (14.01%) Performance Testing
16 22 (14.01%) Waterfall
17 21 (13.38%) Cucumber
17 21 (13.38%) REST
18 19 (12.10%) Advertising
19 18 (11.46%) Degree
20 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
21 16 (10.19%) XML
22 15 (9.55%) Ruby
22 15 (9.55%) Test Automation
23 14 (8.92%) HP Quality Center

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (3.18%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) PaaS
2 2 (1.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) LAN
2 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.82%) Big Data
2 6 (3.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 44 (28.03%) Selenium
2 27 (17.20%) SoapUI
3 21 (13.38%) Cucumber
4 12 (7.64%) JBehave
5 9 (5.73%) ClearQuest
6 7 (4.46%) JMeter
7 6 (3.82%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.18%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.55%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.91%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.91%) JIRA
10 3 (1.91%) MSTest
11 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.27%) JUnit
11 2 (1.27%) Subversion
12 1 (0.64%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.64%) TestNG
12 1 (0.64%) WATIR
General
1 71 (45.22%) Finance
2 19 (12.10%) Advertising
3 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.10%) Retail
5 6 (3.82%) Marketing
6 5 (3.18%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.03%) SOAP
2 21 (13.38%) REST
3 16 (10.19%) XML
4 14 (8.92%) .NET
5 13 (8.28%) Web Services
6 7 (4.46%) WinForms
7 3 (1.91%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.91%) HTML
8 2 (1.27%) Ajax
8 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.27%) CSS
8 2 (1.27%) JSON
8 2 (1.27%) XSL
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.82%) User Experience
3 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.55%) AS400
5 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.27%) DTV
5 2 (1.27%) IPTV
6 1 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.64%) Life Science
6 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.28%) Windows
2 11 (7.01%) Unix
3 10 (6.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (64.97%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (36.94%) Test Scripting
3 40 (25.48%) Scrum
4 38 (24.20%) Automated Testing
5 34 (21.66%) SDLC
6 33 (21.02%) Software Testing
7 32 (20.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (16.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 24 (15.29%) Manual Testing
10 22 (14.01%) Performance Testing
10 22 (14.01%) Waterfall
11 15 (9.55%) Test Automation
12 14 (8.92%) Regression Testing
12 14 (8.92%) System Testing
12 14 (8.92%) V-Model
13 13 (8.28%) Defect Management
13 13 (8.28%) Functional Testing
14 9 (5.73%) Kanban
15 8 (5.10%) E-Commerce
15 8 (5.10%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.75%) SQL
2 24 (15.29%) Java
3 15 (9.55%) Ruby
4 7 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.82%) Python
6 5 (3.18%) C#
7 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.55%) Perl
8 2 (1.27%) C++
8 2 (1.27%) Groovy
8 2 (1.27%) Korn
9 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (43.31%) ISEB
2 42 (26.75%) ISTQB
3 25 (15.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (11.46%) Degree
5 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (21.02%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (8.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.01%) Oracle
3 2 (1.27%) Perforce
4 1 (0.64%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nakama
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago