The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was - in advertised job vacancies in West 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.

Test Analyst
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 15 13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales - 20.27% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category - 20.55% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 2
Median salary - £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 124 73 40
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 97.64% 98.65% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 107 67 30
Median salary £38,500 £30,000 £42,055
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.33% -28.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £40,000
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 West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in West Wales

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in West Wales

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Wales region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) QA

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft