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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 58 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.97% 2.07% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 2.17% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 13
Average salary £38,000 £35,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.04% -20.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1314 1568 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.15% 95.67% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 794 1004 614
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +12.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (52.86%) Finance
2 30 (42.86%) SQL
3 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (32.86%) Software Testing
5 19 (27.14%) ISEB
6 16 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
7 12 (17.14%) Manual Testing
7 12 (17.14%) Banking
7 12 (17.14%) ISTQB
7 12 (17.14%) HP
8 11 (15.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (14.29%) C#
9 10 (14.29%) JIRA
9 10 (14.29%) Selenium
9 10 (14.29%) BDD
10 9 (12.86%) Investment Management
10 9 (12.86%) QA
11 8 (11.43%) Test Scripting
11 8 (11.43%) Asset Management
11 8 (11.43%) Java
11 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
11 8 (11.43%) User Stories
12 7 (10.00%) SOA
12 7 (10.00%) Linux
12 7 (10.00%) LoadRunner
12 7 (10.00%) WebSphere
12 7 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (10.00%) WebDriver
12 7 (10.00%) Cucumber

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.43%) MultiFonds
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) JIRA
1 10 (14.29%) Selenium
2 7 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (4.29%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.86%) JUnit
5 2 (2.86%) MSTest
6 1 (1.43%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.43%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.43%) Behat
General
1 37 (52.86%) Finance
2 12 (17.14%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Front Office
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) XML
2 4 (5.71%) HTML
2 4 (5.71%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) HTML5
2 4 (5.71%) Gherkin
3 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.86%) CSS
4 2 (2.86%) Ajax
4 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.86%) jQuery
4 2 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) Software Testing
3 16 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
4 12 (17.14%) Manual Testing
5 10 (14.29%) BDD
6 9 (12.86%) Investment Management
7 8 (11.43%) Test Scripting
7 8 (11.43%) Asset Management
7 8 (11.43%) User Stories
8 7 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 7 (10.00%) SOA
9 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.14%) Automation Testing
10 5 (7.14%) Test Planning
10 5 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 5 (7.14%) V-Model
10 5 (7.14%) Regression Testing
11 4 (5.71%) Scrum
11 4 (5.71%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) SQL
2 10 (14.29%) C#
3 8 (11.43%) Java
4 6 (8.57%) Perl
5 4 (5.71%) XPath
6 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.43%) JCL
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) ISEB
2 12 (17.14%) ISTQB
3 11 (15.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) FATCA
3 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) HP
2 5 (7.14%) Charles River
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.86%) Telerik
5 1 (1.43%) BMC
5 1 (1.43%) Informatica
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle
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