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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
UK / Wales
Rank 53 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 67 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.75% 5.40% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 5.51% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 41 59 44
Median salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +0.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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
1054 1216 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.34% 98.06% 99.02%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1052 1133
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +8 38 £32,500 +4.83%
West Wales -19 3 £23,000 -16.36%
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 65 (63.73%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (47.06%) Selenium
3 31 (30.39%) Manual Testing
4 30 (29.41%) SQL
5 27 (26.47%) Finance
6 25 (24.51%) Automation Testing
7 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
7 23 (22.55%) .NET
8 22 (21.57%) ISEB
9 20 (19.61%) Regression Testing
9 20 (19.61%) ISTQB
9 20 (19.61%) Waterfall
10 19 (18.63%) Automated Testing
11 18 (17.65%) Scrum
11 18 (17.65%) Test Scripting
12 16 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (15.69%) Defect Management
13 13 (12.75%) Exploratory Testing
14 12 (11.76%) Functional Testing
14 12 (11.76%) Software Testing
14 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 12 (11.76%) C#
15 11 (10.78%) Web Services
15 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
15 11 (10.78%) QA
16 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
17 9 (8.82%) Test Management
17 9 (8.82%) Advertising
18 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 8 (7.84%) Visual Studio

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 2 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (47.06%) Selenium
2 8 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.90%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.90%) SoapUI
4 5 (4.90%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.96%) JBehave
5 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.96%) JIRA
5 2 (1.96%) JMeter
5 2 (1.96%) JUnit
5 2 (1.96%) MSTest
5 2 (1.96%) Ranorex
5 2 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (1.96%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.96%) VersionOne
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.98%) TestLink
6 1 (0.98%) Toad
General
1 27 (26.47%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Advertising
3 4 (3.92%) Games
4 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.55%) .NET
2 11 (10.78%) Web Services
3 6 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.90%) SOAP
5 2 (1.96%) REST
6 1 (0.98%) CSS
6 1 (0.98%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.98%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.92%) Android
1 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.98%) CentOS
3 1 (0.98%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (63.73%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.39%) Manual Testing
3 25 (24.51%) Automation Testing
4 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
5 20 (19.61%) Regression Testing
5 20 (19.61%) Waterfall
6 19 (18.63%) Automated Testing
7 18 (17.65%) Scrum
7 18 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 16 (15.69%) Defect Management
8 16 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (12.75%) Exploratory Testing
10 12 (11.76%) Functional Testing
10 12 (11.76%) Software Testing
11 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.82%) Test Management
13 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (6.86%) Non-Functional Testing
14 7 (6.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.41%) SQL
2 12 (11.76%) C#
3 8 (7.84%) Java
3 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.92%) C++
5 3 (2.94%) C
6 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.96%) Korn
6 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.96%) Perl
6 2 (1.96%) PHP
6 2 (1.96%) Python
6 2 (1.96%) Ruby
7 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) ISEB
2 20 (19.61%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.92%) Degree
3 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) TOWER Software
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle
3 1 (0.98%) Perforce
3 1 (0.98%) Red Hat