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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 76 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 26 63 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.94% 4.86% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 5.01% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 61 43
Average salary £29,129 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.90% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average 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
1276 1258 1226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.37% 97.14% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1084 1076 1106
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 22 May 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
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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 -20 26 £29,129 -2.90% 5
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) ISEB
2 21 (31.34%) Degree
3 20 (29.85%) Finance
4 19 (28.36%) Automation Testing
5 18 (26.87%) ISTQB
5 18 (26.87%) Manual Testing
6 15 (22.39%) SQL
6 15 (22.39%) Test Scripting
7 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
8 13 (19.40%) Validation
8 13 (19.40%) Banking
8 13 (19.40%) Windows
9 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (13.43%) Selenium
10 9 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (11.94%) Digital Media
11 8 (11.94%) QA
11 8 (11.94%) C
12 7 (10.45%) C++
12 7 (10.45%) .NET
12 7 (10.45%) IPTV
12 7 (10.45%) Google
12 7 (10.45%) User Stories
12 7 (10.45%) Mac OS
13 6 (8.96%) V-Model
13 6 (8.96%) Automated Testing
13 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
13 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
13 6 (8.96%) Scrum

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) PaaS
2 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Big Data
1 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) DB2
3 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.99%) Informix
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Selenium
1 9 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
3 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.99%) Toad
4 2 (2.99%) JMeter
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.49%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (29.85%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
3 13 (19.40%) Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Marketing
4 4 (5.97%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Digital Media
2 7 (10.45%) IPTV
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) DTV
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Mac OS
3 5 (7.46%) Linux
4 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.97%) Android
5 3 (4.48%) UNIX
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.36%) Automation Testing
3 18 (26.87%) Manual Testing
4 15 (22.39%) Test Scripting
5 13 (19.40%) Validation
6 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (10.45%) User Stories
8 6 (8.96%) V-Model
8 6 (8.96%) Automated Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Scrum
9 5 (7.46%) Regression Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Release Management
9 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.97%) Mobile Marketing
10 4 (5.97%) Test Planning
10 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.48%) Quality Management
11 3 (4.48%) Test Strategy
12 2 (2.99%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) C
3 7 (10.45%) C++
4 5 (7.46%) Java
5 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.97%) Perl
6 3 (4.48%) Python
6 3 (4.48%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.49%) C#
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.49%) Groovy
8 1 (1.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) ISEB
1 21 (31.34%) Degree
2 18 (26.87%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (2.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Google
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Perforce
4 1 (1.49%) Telerik
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