Period
to 12 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £32,065 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Test Analyst
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 115 98
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 17 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.02% 0.25% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.26% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 19
South Wales median annual salary £32,065 £29,129 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.08% -14.33% -
10th Percentile £29,129 £29,129 £31,950
90th Percentile £47,875 £29,129 £38,200
Wales median annual salary £32,065 £29,129 £34,000
% change year-on-year +10.08% -14.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,608 1,564 1,405
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 97.02% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,384 1,308 1,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £55,349
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Senior Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in South Wales

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Analyst in South Wales

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in South Wales over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Analyst in South Wales

Senior Test Analyst
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 12 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +10 17 £32,065 +10.08% 3
Senior Test Analyst
Wales

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, Senior Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (94.12%) Java
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 14 (82.35%) Selenium
3 13 (76.47%) Test Management
3 13 (76.47%) Test Scripting
3 13 (76.47%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (76.47%) Degree
3 13 (76.47%) Regression Analysis
3 13 (76.47%) Banking
3 13 (76.47%) Regression Testing
3 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
3 13 (76.47%) Validation
4 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
5 9 (52.94%) Docker
6 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (47.06%) Jasmine
6 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
6 8 (47.06%) Guidewire
6 8 (47.06%) TypeScript
6 8 (47.06%) Mocha
6 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
6 8 (47.06%) BDD
6 8 (47.06%) Web Development
6 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
6 8 (47.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
6 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
6 8 (47.06%) IntelliJ
6 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Azure
1 1 (5.88%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
2 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
2 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) IntelliJ
2 8 (47.06%) Jasmine
2 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 8 (47.06%) Maven
2 8 (47.06%) Mocha
2 8 (47.06%) Protractor
2 8 (47.06%) Subversion
2 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio Code
2 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (76.47%) Banking
1 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Regression Analysis
2 13 (76.47%) Regression Testing
2 13 (76.47%) Test Management
2 13 (76.47%) Test Scripting
2 13 (76.47%) Validation
3 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
4 8 (47.06%) BDD
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (47.06%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Commercial Awareness
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.88%) API Testing
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) QA Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) TypeScript
4 5 (29.41%) Perl
4 5 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) ISEB
3 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Guidewire