The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 68 49 86
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 26 53 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.07% 4.01% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 4.20% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 19
Median salary £29,750 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,500 £47,600
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +2.94%
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
1185 1262 1546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.35% 95.53% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 721 780 990
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 May 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 May 2016, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) Finance
3 24 (40.68%) Manual Testing
4 20 (33.90%) Test Scripting
4 20 (33.90%) Test Automation
5 17 (28.81%) Retail
5 17 (28.81%) Software Testing
6 16 (27.12%) ISTQB
6 16 (27.12%) Release Management
7 15 (25.42%) Banking
8 14 (23.73%) Degree
8 14 (23.73%) ISEB
9 11 (18.64%) Project Management
9 11 (18.64%) SQL
10 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (16.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (16.95%) Defect Management
11 9 (15.25%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
12 8 (13.56%) Mathematics
12 8 (13.56%) Physics
12 8 (13.56%) Psychology
12 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.56%) Economics
12 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
12 8 (13.56%) Local Government
12 8 (13.56%) C#
12 8 (13.56%) Operations Research
13 7 (11.86%) Retail Banking
14 6 (10.17%) MS Excel

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.69%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.78%) HP UFT
3 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.39%) Selenium
4 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.69%) Bugzilla
General
1 27 (45.76%) Finance
2 17 (28.81%) Retail
3 15 (25.42%) Banking
4 8 (13.56%) Local Government
5 7 (11.86%) Retail Banking
6 4 (6.78%) Front Office
7 2 (3.39%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.56%) Economics
2 8 (13.56%) Mathematics
2 8 (13.56%) Physics
2 8 (13.56%) Psychology
3 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.39%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) Manual Testing
3 20 (33.90%) Test Automation
3 20 (33.90%) Test Scripting
4 17 (28.81%) Software Testing
5 16 (27.12%) Release Management
6 11 (18.64%) Project Management
7 10 (16.95%) Defect Management
7 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
8 8 (13.56%) Operations Research
8 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
10 5 (8.47%) ETL
10 5 (8.47%) V-Model
10 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.78%) Information Assurance
11 4 (6.78%) Scrum
11 4 (6.78%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) C#
3 4 (6.78%) Perl
4 3 (5.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) ISTQB
2 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 14 (23.73%) ISEB
3 10 (16.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) Basel II
2 2 (3.39%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) HP
3 2 (3.39%) Charles River
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago