The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 91 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 14 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.27% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.28% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
Senior Test Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1482 1438 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.68% 96.12% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 965 961 718
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Test Analyst Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Test Analyst
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) Manual Testing
2 20 (95.24%) Test Automation
3 14 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 13 (61.90%) Release Management
5 8 (38.10%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) Selenium
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) JIRA
6 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 7 (33.33%) User Stories
6 7 (33.33%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
8 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (4.76%) QA
8 1 (4.76%) UNIX
8 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
8 1 (4.76%) Degree
8 1 (4.76%) Gherkin

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 7 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) Manual Testing
2 20 (95.24%) Test Automation
3 14 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 13 (61.90%) Release Management
5 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (33.33%) BDD
5 7 (33.33%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA