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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 74 55 75
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.31% 2.96% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 3.07% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 19
Average salary £29,129 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.92% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £24,550 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1323 1108 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.45% 96.35% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 938 995
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
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 1 April 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 April 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 -11 30 £29,129 -0.41% 1
West Wales +14 2 £25,000 -9.09%
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (44.74%) ISEB
2 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (34.21%) Manual Testing
4 21 (27.63%) Finance
4 21 (27.63%) ISTQB
5 20 (26.32%) Degree
6 17 (22.37%) .NET
6 17 (22.37%) Windows
6 17 (22.37%) Automation Testing
7 16 (21.05%) SQL
8 15 (19.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (18.42%) Test Scripting
10 11 (14.47%) Validation
10 11 (14.47%) Banking
10 11 (14.47%) Automated Testing
11 10 (13.16%) C
11 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
12 9 (11.84%) C#
12 9 (11.84%) C++
12 9 (11.84%) Google
12 9 (11.84%) IPTV
12 9 (11.84%) Mac OS
12 9 (11.84%) Digital Media
13 8 (10.53%) QA
13 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (9.21%) Selenium
15 6 (7.89%) Release Management
16 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
16 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
16 5 (6.58%) Regression Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 (1.32%) IIS
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) PaaS
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) MySQL
1 4 (5.26%) Informix
1 4 (5.26%) Data Mining
1 4 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) DB2
3 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.21%) Selenium
3 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.63%) Subversion
4 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.32%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.32%) Toad
5 1 (1.32%) JMeter
5 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.32%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 21 (27.63%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Banking
3 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.58%) Advertising
5 4 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
2 5 (6.58%) WinForms
3 4 (5.26%) Web Services
4 3 (3.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) IPTV
1 9 (11.84%) Digital Media
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) DTV
5 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Statistics
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Mac OS
3 4 (5.26%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) UNIX
5 2 (2.63%) Android
5 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.21%) Manual Testing
3 17 (22.37%) Automation Testing
4 15 (19.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (18.42%) Test Scripting
6 11 (14.47%) Validation
6 11 (14.47%) Automated Testing
7 6 (7.89%) Release Management
8 5 (6.58%) Regression Testing
8 5 (6.58%) User Stories
9 4 (5.26%) Mobile Marketing
9 4 (5.26%) Workflow
9 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.26%) Scrum
9 4 (5.26%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.95%) Performance Testing
10 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.95%) V-Model
10 3 (3.95%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.95%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) C
3 9 (11.84%) C#
3 9 (11.84%) C++
4 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) Perl
6 1 (1.32%) VBScript
6 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.32%) Korn
6 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (44.74%) ISEB
2 21 (27.63%) ISTQB
3 20 (26.32%) Degree
4 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Google
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Telerik
4 1 (1.32%) HP