The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Test Analyst
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 58 66
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 19 41 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.91% 3.12% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 3.20% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 37
Median salary £31,500 £30,500 £30,842
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.27% -1.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,800 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,450 £33,500 £34,073
% change year-on-year +2.83% -1.68%  

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 969 1283 1362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.58% 97.72% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1091 1117
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst 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 in Wales.

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Wales

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst 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 28 June 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 -8 15 £34,000 +11.47%
West Wales -16 4 £25,000 -26.47% 2
Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 25 (59.52%) Test Automation
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (42.86%) Selenium
4 13 (30.95%) ISTQB
5 12 (28.57%) Finance
5 12 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
7 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 9 (21.43%) QA
7 9 (21.43%) C#
8 8 (19.05%) Functional Testing
8 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
9 7 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Degree
9 7 (16.67%) SOAP
9 7 (16.67%) Migration
10 6 (14.29%) .NET
10 6 (14.29%) ISEB
11 5 (11.90%) Software Delivery
11 5 (11.90%) Manual Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.90%) Advertising
12 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Java
12 4 (9.52%) System Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
12 4 (9.52%) SDLC
12 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) JCAPS
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Selenium
2 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) JIRA
3 3 (7.14%) Subversion
3 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) JMeter
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.38%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.38%) MSTest
5 1 (2.38%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) SOAP
2 6 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.38%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Test Automation
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
5 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 8 (19.05%) Functional Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Migration
7 7 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Manual Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Software Delivery
9 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.52%) SDLC
9 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.52%) System Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Defect Management
11 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) ISTQB
2 7 (16.67%) Degree
3 6 (14.29%) ISEB
4 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.38%) Fiorano
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) InterSystems
3 1 (2.38%) Sage
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + 28 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago