The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £28,250 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
UK / Wales
Rank 76 33 74
Rank change year-on-year -43 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 85 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.12% 6.08% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 6.20% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 73 28
Median salary £28,250 £30,500 £29,129
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.37% +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £26,150 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.42% -  

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 1048 1372 1288
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.50% 98.21% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1158 1107
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%  

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 23 March 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 23 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 -23 22 £28,000 -8.19% 3
Mid Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 55 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (43.62%) Selenium
3 32 (34.04%) SQL
4 29 (30.85%) Finance
5 27 (28.72%) Manual Testing
6 26 (27.66%) Automation Testing
7 25 (26.60%) Waterfall
8 23 (24.47%) Test Strategy
9 21 (22.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (21.28%) Test Scripting
10 20 (21.28%) ISTQB
11 17 (18.09%) .NET
11 17 (18.09%) ISEB
11 17 (18.09%) Test Automation
12 16 (17.02%) Automated Testing
12 16 (17.02%) Regression Testing
13 15 (15.96%) Scrum
14 13 (13.83%) Advertising
15 12 (12.77%) Software Testing
15 12 (12.77%) Functional Testing
15 12 (12.77%) QA
15 12 (12.77%) Defect Management
16 11 (11.70%) C#
17 10 (10.64%) Exploratory Testing
18 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
18 9 (9.57%) Non-Functional Testing
19 8 (8.51%) Degree
19 8 (8.51%) Web Services
19 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
20 7 (7.45%) Client/Server

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (43.62%) Selenium
2 7 (7.45%) SoapUI
3 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.26%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.13%) JIRA
6 2 (2.13%) JMeter
6 2 (2.13%) JUnit
6 2 (2.13%) VersionOne
7 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.06%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.06%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.06%) MSTest
7 1 (1.06%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.06%) TestLink
7 1 (1.06%) Toad
General
1 29 (30.85%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Advertising
3 4 (4.26%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.09%) .NET
2 8 (8.51%) Web Services
3 6 (6.38%) SOAP
4 5 (5.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.06%) CSS
5 1 (1.06%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Android
1 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.06%) CentOS
3 1 (1.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) Manual Testing
3 26 (27.66%) Automation Testing
4 25 (26.60%) Waterfall
5 23 (24.47%) Test Strategy
6 21 (22.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (21.28%) Test Scripting
8 17 (18.09%) Test Automation
9 16 (17.02%) Automated Testing
9 16 (17.02%) Regression Testing
10 15 (15.96%) Scrum
11 12 (12.77%) Defect Management
11 12 (12.77%) Functional Testing
11 12 (12.77%) Software Testing
12 10 (10.64%) Exploratory Testing
13 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
13 9 (9.57%) Non-Functional Testing
14 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (7.45%) Test Management
15 6 (6.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.04%) SQL
2 11 (11.70%) C#
3 7 (7.45%) Java
4 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.26%) C++
6 3 (3.19%) C
7 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.13%) Korn
7 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.13%) Perl
7 2 (2.13%) PHP
7 2 (2.13%) Python
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (21.28%) ISTQB
2 17 (18.09%) ISEB
3 8 (8.51%) Degree
4 4 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.26%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.06%) Perforce
3 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.06%) Sage
South Wales
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago