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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 58 69 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 39 39 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.94% 2.74% 6.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 2.81% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 92
Median salary £30,500 £30,842 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.10% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £23,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -2.85%
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
1293 1387 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.58% 97.40% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1136 1111
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 36 £30,500 -1.10% 6
West Wales - 3 £34,000 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 80 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (44.80%) Finance
3 52 (41.60%) ISEB
3 52 (41.60%) Test Scripting
4 44 (35.20%) SQL
5 36 (28.80%) ISTQB
6 33 (26.40%) Selenium
7 30 (24.00%) QA
8 27 (21.60%) SOAP
9 24 (19.20%) Advertising
10 23 (18.40%) .NET
11 22 (17.60%) Software Testing
11 22 (17.60%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (17.60%) Functional Testing
11 22 (17.60%) SoapUI
12 20 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (15.20%) Scrum
13 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
14 17 (13.60%) Automated Testing
14 17 (13.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (12.80%) Manual Testing
16 15 (12.00%) Test Strategy
17 12 (9.60%) Test Automation
17 12 (9.60%) Waterfall
17 12 (9.60%) Marketing
17 12 (9.60%) Telecoms
18 11 (8.80%) Migration
18 11 (8.80%) C#
18 11 (8.80%) Test Planning

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 5 (4.00%) Apache
2 4 (3.20%) CMS
2 4 (3.20%) IIS
2 4 (3.20%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (3.20%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) Big Data
1 10 (8.00%) Data Mining
2 9 (7.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (26.40%) Selenium
2 22 (17.60%) SoapUI
3 9 (7.20%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.00%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.20%) JBehave
6 4 (3.20%) JMeter
6 4 (3.20%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.60%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 56 (44.80%) Finance
2 24 (19.20%) Advertising
3 12 (9.60%) Marketing
3 12 (9.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.60%) Electronics
5 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.60%) SOAP
2 23 (18.40%) .NET
3 10 (8.00%) Web Services
3 10 (8.00%) XML
4 9 (7.20%) REST
5 4 (3.20%) WinForms
6 2 (1.60%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.80%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.00%) Linux
1 10 (8.00%) Unix
2 8 (6.40%) Windows
3 4 (3.20%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.20%) Windows 8
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (41.60%) Test Scripting
3 22 (17.60%) Functional Testing
3 22 (17.60%) Software Testing
3 22 (17.60%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 19 (15.20%) Scrum
6 17 (13.60%) Automated Testing
7 16 (12.80%) Manual Testing
8 15 (12.00%) Test Strategy
9 12 (9.60%) Test Automation
9 12 (9.60%) Waterfall
10 11 (8.80%) Migration
10 11 (8.80%) Software Delivery
10 11 (8.80%) Test Planning
11 10 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 10 (8.00%) Mobile Marketing
11 10 (8.00%) SDLC
12 9 (7.20%) Regression Testing
13 8 (6.40%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.20%) SQL
2 11 (8.80%) C#
3 10 (8.00%) Java
4 4 (3.20%) Ruby
5 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 52 (41.60%) ISEB
2 36 (28.80%) ISTQB
3 17 (13.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (7.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.00%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (6.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.20%) Alterian
3 4 (3.20%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.60%) SAP
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