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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 36 32 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 76 81 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.39% 6.19% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.52% 6.42% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 66 80 35
Average salary £31,500 £29,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £38,600
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
1378 1262 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.80% 96.48% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1099 1098
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 -10 75 £31,500 +5.88% 5
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 72 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (42.86%) ISEB
3 39 (37.14%) Test Scripting
4 37 (35.24%) Selenium
5 33 (31.43%) Scrum
6 32 (30.48%) Finance
6 32 (30.48%) SQL
7 29 (27.62%) Degree
8 27 (25.71%) ISTQB
9 23 (21.90%) Software Testing
10 21 (20.00%) SOAP
10 21 (20.00%) Automation Testing
11 20 (19.05%) Python
12 19 (18.10%) Java
12 19 (18.10%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (17.14%) Cucumber
14 17 (16.19%) Telecoms
15 16 (15.24%) Linux
15 16 (15.24%) Test Automation
15 16 (15.24%) Automated Testing
16 15 (14.29%) QA
16 15 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
16 15 (14.29%) Manual Testing
16 15 (14.29%) Web Services
16 15 (14.29%) XML
17 14 (13.33%) Perl
17 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
17 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
17 14 (13.33%) Bash Shell
17 14 (13.33%) REST

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.90%) IIS
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) LAN
1 2 (1.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) Data Mining
2 8 (7.62%) Big Data
3 1 (0.95%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.95%) DB2
3 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (35.24%) Selenium
2 18 (17.14%) Cucumber
3 13 (12.38%) SoapUI
3 13 (12.38%) JMeter
4 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
5 8 (7.62%) MSTest
5 8 (7.62%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.67%) ClearQuest
6 7 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (5.71%) Subversion
8 4 (3.81%) JIRA
8 4 (3.81%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.86%) Maven
9 3 (2.86%) JBehave
9 3 (2.86%) Behat
9 3 (2.86%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.90%) Ranorex
10 2 (1.90%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 17 (16.19%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.57%) Advertising
4 8 (7.62%) Banking
4 8 (7.62%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.00%) SOAP
2 15 (14.29%) Web Services
2 15 (14.29%) XML
3 14 (13.33%) REST
4 11 (10.48%) .NET
5 5 (4.76%) HTML
6 4 (3.81%) RESTful
6 4 (3.81%) CSS
6 4 (3.81%) XSL
6 4 (3.81%) Ajax
6 4 (3.81%) JSON
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.95%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.71%) AS400
2 6 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.86%) Life Science
3 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.90%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) IPTV
4 2 (1.90%) DTV
4 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.24%) Linux
2 6 (5.71%) UNIX
2 6 (5.71%) Android
2 6 (5.71%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.76%) Windows
4 4 (3.81%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.14%) Test Scripting
3 33 (31.43%) Scrum
4 23 (21.90%) Software Testing
5 21 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 19 (18.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (15.24%) Automated Testing
7 16 (15.24%) Test Automation
8 15 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 10 (9.52%) V-Model
10 8 (7.62%) Performance Testing
10 8 (7.62%) Regression Testing
10 8 (7.62%) Validation
10 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.62%) SDLC
10 8 (7.62%) Mobile Marketing
11 7 (6.67%) Test Strategy
11 7 (6.67%) Test Planning
11 7 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.71%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.48%) SQL
2 20 (19.05%) Python
3 19 (18.10%) Java
4 14 (13.33%) Perl
4 14 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 13 (12.38%) C#
6 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.48%) Ruby
7 10 (9.52%) PHP
8 6 (5.71%) Groovy
9 2 (1.90%) Korn
9 2 (1.90%) C++
10 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.95%) VBScript
10 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 45 (42.86%) ISEB
2 29 (27.62%) Degree
3 27 (25.71%) ISTQB
4 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 10 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.86%) HND
7 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.62%) HP
2 8 (7.62%) Oracle
3 6 (5.71%) Perforce
4 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.95%) Telerik
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