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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 62 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 37 37 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.72% 2.44% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 2.53% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 13
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -29.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,700 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,800 £44,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
1292 1460 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.93% 96.12% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 781 931 640
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 30 (51.72%) Finance
2 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) SQL
4 20 (34.48%) ISEB
5 18 (31.03%) Software Testing
6 13 (22.41%) ISTQB
7 12 (20.69%) HP
8 11 (18.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
10 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
10 9 (15.52%) QA
10 9 (15.52%) Banking
11 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
11 8 (13.79%) Java
12 7 (12.07%) C#
12 7 (12.07%) LoadRunner
12 7 (12.07%) SOA
12 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
12 7 (12.07%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (12.07%) Selenium
12 7 (12.07%) WebSphere
12 7 (12.07%) JIRA
13 6 (10.34%) Test Planning
13 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
13 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
13 6 (10.34%) XML
13 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
14 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
14 5 (8.62%) V-Model

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 7 (12.07%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) DB2
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) LoadRunner
1 7 (12.07%) JIRA
1 7 (12.07%) Selenium
2 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (6.90%) WebDriver
2 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.17%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.45%) MSTest
4 2 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (1.72%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.72%) Behat
General
1 30 (51.72%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) XML
2 4 (6.90%) HTML
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) HTML5
3 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.45%) CSS
4 2 (3.45%) Ajax
4 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.45%) jQuery
4 2 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) Software Testing
3 10 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
4 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
5 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
6 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
6 7 (12.07%) SOA
7 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.34%) Test Planning
8 5 (8.62%) User Stories
8 5 (8.62%) V-Model
8 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
9 4 (6.90%) Information Assurance
9 4 (6.90%) BDD
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.90%) Analytics
9 4 (6.90%) Scrum
9 4 (6.90%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) Java
3 7 (12.07%) C#
4 4 (6.90%) XPath
5 3 (5.17%) Perl
6 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) JCL
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) ISEB
2 13 (22.41%) ISTQB
3 11 (18.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.62%) Degree
5 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 4 (6.90%) FATCA
3 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) HP
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.45%) Charles River
3 2 (3.45%) Telerik
4 1 (1.72%) BMC
4 1 (1.72%) Informatica
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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