Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Senior Test Analyst
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 137 126
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 14 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.67% 0.72% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.75% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 27
Wales median annual salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £31,825 £28,650 £28,250
90th Percentile £38,700 £47,500 £43,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 2025 2550 2661
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 96.63% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1758 2209 2243
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,476 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Wales

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Analyst in Wales

Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
South Wales +27 13 £34,000 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Senior Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Finance
1 10 (71.43%) Test Management
1 10 (71.43%) Defect Management
2 9 (64.29%) Workload Management
2 9 (64.29%) Software Delivery
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
3 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Coaching
5 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 5 (35.71%) Retail
6 4 (28.57%) JMeter
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) Zephyr
6 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Advertising
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) MySQL
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (14.29%) Data Quality

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) JMeter
2 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 4 (28.57%) Zephyr
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Defect Management
1 10 (71.43%) Test Management
2 9 (64.29%) Software Delivery
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
2 9 (64.29%) Workload Management
3 6 (42.86%) Coaching
3 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Open Source
8 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle