The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the West 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 20 11 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 15.25% 4.00% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.52% 4.08% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
Average salary £34,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £25,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £25,000 £37,650
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
Test Analyst
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West 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
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
58 49 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 98.31% 98.00% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57 37 112
Average salary £30,000 £34,836 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the West Wales region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in West Wales

Test Analyst
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Swansea -11 9 £34,000 +36.00%
Test Analyst
Wales

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West 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 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) .NET
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Regression Testing
4 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 8 (32.00%) System Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Kanban
6 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 7 (28.00%) ISEB
6 7 (28.00%) WinForms
6 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
7 6 (24.00%) Retail
7 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Test Planning
8 5 (20.00%) Volume Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Selenium
10 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (12.00%) SDLC
10 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
11 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
11 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
11 2 (8.00%) JIRA
11 2 (8.00%) Open Source
12 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) WinForms
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) System Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Kanban
5 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Test Planning
6 5 (20.00%) Volume Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (12.00%) SDLC
8 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.00%) Open Source
9 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
10 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C#
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISEB
1 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft