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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 66 45 82
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 42 49 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.16% 4.60% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 4.89% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41 48 9
Average salary £30,500 £28,750 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.08% +10.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
1296 1002 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.37% 94.08% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 880 951
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(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 -7 42 £30,500 +10.90% 3
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 34 (38.20%) ISEB
2 30 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (32.58%) Finance
4 26 (29.21%) Manual Testing
5 23 (25.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (21.35%) SQL
7 18 (20.22%) Windows
7 18 (20.22%) Test Scripting
8 15 (16.85%) ISTQB
8 15 (16.85%) .NET
9 14 (15.73%) Automated Testing
10 12 (13.48%) C++
11 10 (11.24%) C
11 10 (11.24%) Google
11 10 (11.24%) IPTV
11 10 (11.24%) Degree
11 10 (11.24%) Selenium
11 10 (11.24%) Mac OS
11 10 (11.24%) Digital Media
11 10 (11.24%) Automation Testing
12 9 (10.11%) Test Strategy
12 9 (10.11%) Performance Testing
13 8 (8.99%) System Testing
13 8 (8.99%) Test Automation
13 8 (8.99%) C#
13 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (7.87%) Advertising
14 7 (7.87%) Regression Testing
14 7 (7.87%) Banking
14 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) PaaS
2 2 (2.25%) GitHub
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) MySQL
1 4 (4.49%) Informix
1 4 (4.49%) Data Mining
1 4 (4.49%) Big Data
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.12%) DB2
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.12%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Selenium
2 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.49%) Rational Functional Tester
3 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.37%) JIRA
4 3 (3.37%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.25%) Subversion
5 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.25%) JUnit
6 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.12%) Toad
6 1 (1.12%) WATIR
6 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.12%) MSTest
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Advertising
2 7 (7.87%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) .NET
2 6 (6.74%) Web Services
2 6 (6.74%) WinForms
3 4 (4.49%) XML
4 1 (1.12%) SOAP
4 1 (1.12%) JSON
4 1 (1.12%) RESTful
4 1 (1.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) IPTV
1 10 (11.24%) Digital Media
2 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Statistics
3 4 (4.49%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Mac OS
3 4 (4.49%) Linux
4 3 (3.37%) UNIX
5 2 (2.25%) Android
5 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.21%) Manual Testing
3 23 (25.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (20.22%) Test Scripting
5 14 (15.73%) Automated Testing
6 10 (11.24%) Automation Testing
7 9 (10.11%) Test Strategy
7 9 (10.11%) Performance Testing
8 8 (8.99%) System Testing
8 8 (8.99%) Test Automation
9 7 (7.87%) User Stories
9 7 (7.87%) Regression Testing
10 6 (6.74%) Scrum
11 5 (5.62%) Release Management
11 5 (5.62%) Validation
11 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.49%) Mobile Marketing
12 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.49%) Functional Testing
13 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) SQL
2 12 (13.48%) C++
3 10 (11.24%) C
4 8 (8.99%) C#
5 5 (5.62%) Java
6 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.25%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) Erlang
7 2 (2.25%) Groovy
8 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.12%) Korn
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (38.20%) ISEB
2 15 (16.85%) ISTQB
3 10 (11.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Google
2 3 (3.37%) T-Plan
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.12%) Telerik
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