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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 68 60 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 27 42 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.08% 3.07% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 3.20% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 19
Average salary £32,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
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
1212 1312 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.77% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 783 799 1008
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.94%) Manual Testing
3 28 (42.42%) Test Automation
3 28 (42.42%) Finance
4 26 (39.39%) Test Scripting
5 23 (34.85%) Release Management
6 18 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 16 (24.24%) ISTQB
8 15 (22.73%) Degree
8 15 (22.73%) Banking
8 15 (22.73%) Retail
9 14 (21.21%) SQL
9 14 (21.21%) ISEB
10 13 (19.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (16.67%) C#
12 10 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (13.64%) Project Management
14 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
14 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
14 8 (12.12%) Defect Management
15 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
16 6 (9.09%) ETL
16 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
16 6 (9.09%) Scrum
16 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
16 6 (9.09%) Economics
16 6 (9.09%) Asset Management
16 6 (9.09%) Operations Research
16 6 (9.09%) Mathematics

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.52%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.06%) HP UFT
3 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.55%) Selenium
3 3 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.03%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
General
1 28 (42.42%) Finance
2 15 (22.73%) Banking
2 15 (22.73%) Retail
3 6 (9.09%) Local Government
3 6 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Front Office
5 3 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.09%) Economics
2 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 6 (9.09%) Physics
2 6 (9.09%) Psychology
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.94%) Manual Testing
3 28 (42.42%) Test Automation
4 26 (39.39%) Test Scripting
5 23 (34.85%) Release Management
6 18 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 11 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (13.64%) Project Management
9 8 (12.12%) Defect Management
10 6 (9.09%) Asset Management
10 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 6 (9.09%) ETL
10 6 (9.09%) Operations Research
10 6 (9.09%) Scrum
10 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.58%) Information Assurance
11 5 (7.58%) Security Testing
11 5 (7.58%) V-Model
11 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.06%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) SQL
2 11 (16.67%) C#
3 5 (7.58%) Java
4 4 (6.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) ISTQB
2 15 (22.73%) Degree
3 14 (21.21%) ISEB
4 13 (19.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) Basel II
2 2 (3.03%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) HP
3 2 (3.03%) Charles River
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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