The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 58 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 39 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.06% 2.09% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 2.19% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 17
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,325 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 10 February 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (57.50%) Test Scripting
2 43 (53.75%) Test Automation
3 37 (46.25%) Manual Testing
4 36 (45.00%) Release Management
5 23 (28.75%) Finance
6 19 (23.75%) Banking
7 18 (22.50%) Software Testing
7 18 (22.50%) ISEB
7 18 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (18.75%) ISTQB
9 12 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (15.00%) SQL
10 10 (12.50%) Retail
11 9 (11.25%) Migration
11 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (11.25%) Test Strategy
11 9 (11.25%) Degree
12 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (8.75%) Defect Management
13 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
13 7 (8.75%) HP UFT
13 7 (8.75%) Functional Testing
14 6 (7.50%) Information Assurance
14 6 (7.50%) Security Testing
14 6 (7.50%) HP
14 6 (7.50%) C#
14 6 (7.50%) Scrum

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.50%) Selenium
2 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.25%) FitNesse
General
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 19 (23.75%) Banking
3 10 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Front Office
7 1 (1.25%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Statistics
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (57.50%) Test Scripting
2 43 (53.75%) Test Automation
3 37 (46.25%) Manual Testing
4 36 (45.00%) Release Management
5 18 (22.50%) Software Testing
5 18 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (11.25%) Migration
6 9 (11.25%) Test Strategy
7 7 (8.75%) Defect Management
7 7 (8.75%) Functional Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Information Assurance
8 6 (7.50%) Scrum
8 6 (7.50%) Security Testing
9 5 (6.25%) BDD
9 5 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.25%) Fund Accounting
9 5 (6.25%) Project Management
10 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) C#
3 5 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) C
4 1 (1.25%) Perl
4 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) ISEB
2 15 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 12 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (11.25%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) MCP
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) OCP
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.25%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) Basel II
2 1 (1.25%) FATCA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) HP
3 1 (1.25%) Charles River
3 1 (1.25%) Informatica
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) Pega
3 1 (1.25%) SAP
3 1 (1.25%) Teradata
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago