The median annual salary for a Software Test Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Software Test Analyst
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 107 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.45% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Median salary £30,000 £29,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1062 1368 1319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.46% 98.13% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1160 1135
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured Software Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Analyst in Wales

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Software Test Analyst in Wales

Software 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 Software Test Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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 +14 5 £30,000 +3.44%
Software Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Software 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 Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Selenium
1 11 (55.00%) Automation Testing
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Advertising
3 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) QA
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) ISEB
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (5.00%) Web Services
8 1 (5.00%) Windows
8 1 (5.00%) .NET
8 1 (5.00%) C#
8 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing

Software 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) MSTest
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Advertising
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.00%) Line Management
7 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA