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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 42 77 52
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 65 30 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.85% 2.14% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 2.21% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 60 29 45
Median salary £31,000 £29,129 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,975 £18,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,100
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
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
1319 1356 1210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.43% 96.58% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1148 1010
Median salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +32 56 £30,500 +4.70% 3
West Wales -8 9 £34,000 +36.00%
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 90 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.30%) Finance
2 57 (41.30%) Test Scripting
3 56 (40.58%) ISEB
4 42 (30.43%) SQL
5 41 (29.71%) ISTQB
6 33 (23.91%) Selenium
6 33 (23.91%) SOAP
7 31 (22.46%) QA
8 30 (21.74%) Automated Testing
9 28 (20.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (19.57%) Software Testing
11 24 (17.39%) Manual Testing
11 24 (17.39%) SoapUI
12 23 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 23 (16.67%) Advertising
12 23 (16.67%) .NET
13 22 (15.94%) Scrum
14 21 (15.22%) Functional Testing
15 20 (14.49%) Non-Functional Testing
16 19 (13.77%) Microsoft
17 18 (13.04%) SDLC
18 17 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (10.87%) Test Strategy
20 13 (9.42%) Test Automation
20 13 (9.42%) Marketing
20 13 (9.42%) Telecoms
20 13 (9.42%) E-Commerce
21 12 (8.70%) Waterfall
21 12 (8.70%) 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 (3.62%) Apache
2 3 (2.17%) CMS
2 3 (2.17%) IIS
2 3 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (2.17%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.97%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.97%) Big Data
1 11 (7.97%) Data Mining
2 9 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (23.91%) Selenium
2 24 (17.39%) SoapUI
3 11 (7.97%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.35%) JBehave
5 4 (2.90%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.17%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.17%) JIRA
6 3 (2.17%) JMeter
6 3 (2.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (41.30%) Finance
2 23 (16.67%) Advertising
3 13 (9.42%) Marketing
3 13 (9.42%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Electronics
5 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.91%) SOAP
2 23 (16.67%) .NET
3 11 (7.97%) REST
3 11 (7.97%) Web Services
4 9 (6.52%) XML
5 7 (5.07%) WinForms
6 3 (2.17%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.90%) User Experience
3 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.97%) Linux
1 11 (7.97%) Unix
2 10 (7.25%) Windows
3 3 (2.17%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.17%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.30%) Test Scripting
3 30 (21.74%) Automated Testing
4 28 (20.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (19.57%) Software Testing
6 24 (17.39%) Manual Testing
7 22 (15.94%) Scrum
8 21 (15.22%) Functional Testing
9 20 (14.49%) Non-Functional Testing
10 18 (13.04%) SDLC
11 15 (10.87%) Test Strategy
12 13 (9.42%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.42%) Test Automation
13 12 (8.70%) Test Planning
13 12 (8.70%) Waterfall
14 11 (7.97%) Mobile Marketing
14 11 (7.97%) Regression Testing
15 10 (7.25%) Migration
15 10 (7.25%) Software Delivery
15 10 (7.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.43%) SQL
2 10 (7.25%) Java
3 8 (5.80%) C#
4 6 (4.35%) Ruby
5 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (40.58%) ISEB
2 41 (29.71%) ISTQB
3 23 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (7.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (22.46%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.17%) Alterian
3 3 (2.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle
4 2 (1.45%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago