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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 72 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 30 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.04% 1.59% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.68% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 12
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £26,800 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,200 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
1412 1133 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 94.89% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 933 705 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 18 (35.29%) HP
3 16 (31.37%) ISTQB
4 15 (29.41%) Performance Testing
4 15 (29.41%) Java
5 13 (25.49%) SOA
5 13 (25.49%) ISEB
5 13 (25.49%) LoadRunner
5 13 (25.49%) WebSphere
6 12 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 12 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (19.61%) SQL
8 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.73%) Scrum
10 7 (13.73%) Regression Testing
10 7 (13.73%) Degree
10 7 (13.73%) QA
10 7 (13.73%) Selenium
10 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
10 7 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
12 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
12 5 (9.80%) BDD
12 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
13 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
13 4 (7.84%) Statistics
14 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 13 (25.49%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.96%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) OLAP
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) LoadRunner
2 7 (13.73%) Selenium
3 3 (5.88%) JIRA
3 3 (5.88%) Fiddler
3 3 (5.88%) FogBugz
3 3 (5.88%) Bugzilla
3 3 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) JMeter
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) HTML
1 3 (5.88%) CSS
1 3 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) RESTful
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.84%) Statistics
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) UNIX
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Performance Testing
2 13 (25.49%) SOA
3 12 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 12 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.73%) Scrum
6 7 (13.73%) Regression Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
7 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.80%) BDD
9 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.88%) Automation Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Migration
11 2 (3.92%) OO
11 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.92%) Workflow
11 2 (3.92%) Business Transformation
11 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) Java
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) Python
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) C++
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) VBScript
5 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) ISTQB
2 13 (25.49%) ISEB
3 12 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (13.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) HP
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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