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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 78 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 26 74 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.91% 5.37% 6.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 5.46% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 64 80
Median salary £29,500 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.34% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +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
1311 1356 1293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.18% 98.33% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1137 1131
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,154 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 August 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 August 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 -33 25 £29,000 -7.93% 4
West Wales - 1 £33,500 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (42.50%) Finance
3 27 (33.75%) SQL
3 27 (33.75%) Selenium
4 22 (27.50%) ISEB
5 21 (26.25%) Test Scripting
6 19 (23.75%) QA
7 18 (22.50%) .NET
8 17 (21.25%) Software Testing
8 17 (21.25%) ISTQB
9 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 15 (18.75%) SoapUI
11 13 (16.25%) Functional Testing
12 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (15.00%) Test Automation
12 12 (15.00%) Advertising
13 11 (13.75%) SOAP
13 11 (13.75%) Test Planning
13 11 (13.75%) Non-Functional Testing
14 10 (12.50%) Test Strategy
14 10 (12.50%) Manual Testing
14 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 10 (12.50%) C#
15 9 (11.25%) Java
15 9 (11.25%) Scrum
15 9 (11.25%) Waterfall
15 9 (11.25%) Cucumber
15 9 (11.25%) Automation Testing
16 8 (10.00%) XML
17 7 (8.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 4 (5.00%) Apache
1 4 (5.00%) CMS
1 4 (5.00%) IIS
1 4 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Big Data
2 4 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (33.75%) Selenium
2 15 (18.75%) SoapUI
3 9 (11.25%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.50%) JMeter
4 6 (7.50%) SpecFlow
5 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.75%) JBehave
6 3 (3.75%) Ranorex
6 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.50%) ClearQuest
7 2 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.25%) Hudson
8 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.25%) JIRA
8 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (42.50%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Advertising
3 6 (7.50%) Marketing
3 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.50%) .NET
2 11 (13.75%) SOAP
3 8 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (3.75%) REST
5 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.25%) Replication
2 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Linux
1 4 (5.00%) Unix
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
1 4 (5.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.25%) Test Scripting
3 17 (21.25%) Software Testing
4 13 (16.25%) Functional Testing
5 12 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (13.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (13.75%) Test Planning
7 10 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 10 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 9 (11.25%) Automation Testing
8 9 (11.25%) Scrum
8 9 (11.25%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (7.50%) Migration
10 6 (7.50%) Software Delivery
10 6 (7.50%) TDD
11 5 (6.25%) Automated Testing
11 5 (6.25%) BDD
11 5 (6.25%) Exploratory Testing
12 4 (5.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) C#
3 9 (11.25%) Java
4 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.75%) Ruby
5 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) ISEB
2 17 (21.25%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) Alterian
2 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.50%) SAP
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