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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 78 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 2.51% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 2.65% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 25
Median salary £34,890 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.31% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £32,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -

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
1051 1169 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.46% 94.50% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 705 786 774
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 19 (73.08%) Software Testing
1 19 (73.08%) Defect Management
2 17 (65.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (57.69%) Test Automation
4 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
4 14 (53.85%) SpecFlow
4 14 (53.85%) Gherkin
4 14 (53.85%) HP UFT
5 13 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
6 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (23.08%) FitNesse
7 6 (23.08%) ISEB
8 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) User Stories
9 4 (15.38%) C#
9 4 (15.38%) Selenium
9 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
10 3 (11.54%) SQL
10 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
11 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
11 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
11 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
11 2 (7.69%) .NET
11 2 (7.69%) HP
11 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
11 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
1 14 (53.85%) HP UFT
1 14 (53.85%) SpecFlow
2 6 (23.08%) FitNesse
3 4 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Gherkin
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Defect Management
1 19 (73.08%) Software Testing
2 17 (65.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (57.69%) Test Automation
4 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 4 (15.38%) User Stories
5 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
2 6 (23.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: competitive entry-level salary + excellent company benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago