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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 38 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 78 55 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.07% 4.40% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.26% 4.49% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 77 52 39
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
1246 1224 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.89% 98.00% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1089 1054 1031
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +26 73 £33,000 +1.53% 2
West Wales -18 5 £26,500 -3.63% 1
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 68 (62.39%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (44.95%) Selenium
3 35 (32.11%) Finance
4 33 (30.28%) SQL
5 31 (28.44%) Manual Testing
6 26 (23.85%) Automation Testing
7 25 (22.94%) .NET
8 24 (22.02%) ISEB
9 23 (21.10%) Test Automation
10 21 (19.27%) Scrum
11 20 (18.35%) ISTQB
11 20 (18.35%) Regression Testing
12 19 (17.43%) Automated Testing
12 19 (17.43%) Waterfall
13 16 (14.68%) Test Scripting
14 15 (13.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (13.76%) Defect Management
15 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
16 13 (11.93%) Software Testing
16 13 (11.93%) Exploratory Testing
17 12 (11.01%) Functional Testing
17 12 (11.01%) Advertising
17 12 (11.01%) C#
18 11 (10.09%) Web Services
19 10 (9.17%) Java
19 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
19 10 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
19 10 (9.17%) QA
19 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
20 9 (8.26%) Test Management

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 (1.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (44.95%) Selenium
2 10 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.26%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.50%) SoapUI
5 5 (4.59%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.75%) JMeter
6 3 (2.75%) Ranorex
6 3 (2.75%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.83%) JBehave
7 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.83%) JIRA
7 2 (1.83%) JUnit
7 2 (1.83%) MSTest
7 2 (1.83%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.83%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.92%) TestLink
General
1 35 (32.11%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Advertising
3 4 (3.67%) Games
4 1 (0.92%) Automotive
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.94%) .NET
2 11 (10.09%) Web Services
3 6 (5.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.59%) SOAP
5 2 (1.83%) REST
6 1 (0.92%) CSS
6 1 (0.92%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.92%) HTML
6 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.75%) User Experience
3 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.67%) Android
1 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.92%) CentOS
3 1 (0.92%) Linux
3 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (62.39%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.44%) Manual Testing
3 26 (23.85%) Automation Testing
4 23 (21.10%) Test Automation
5 21 (19.27%) Scrum
6 20 (18.35%) Regression Testing
7 19 (17.43%) Automated Testing
7 19 (17.43%) Waterfall
8 16 (14.68%) Test Scripting
9 15 (13.76%) Defect Management
9 15 (13.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (11.93%) Exploratory Testing
10 13 (11.93%) Software Testing
11 12 (11.01%) Functional Testing
12 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
13 9 (8.26%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (8.26%) Test Management
14 8 (7.34%) TDD
15 7 (6.42%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.28%) SQL
2 12 (11.01%) C#
3 10 (9.17%) Java
4 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.59%) C++
6 3 (2.75%) C
7 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.83%) Korn
7 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.83%) Perl
7 2 (1.83%) PHP
7 2 (1.83%) Python
7 2 (1.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) ISEB
2 20 (18.35%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.67%) Degree
4 3 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.67%) TOWER Software
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle
3 1 (0.92%) Perforce
3 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
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