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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 38 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 71 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.82% 1.61% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 1.68% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47 13 9
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £49,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
1385 1429 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.03% 96.03% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 903 954 730
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 July 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 66 (58.41%) Finance
2 62 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (39.82%) Software Testing
4 37 (32.74%) SQL
5 35 (30.97%) Test Automation
6 30 (26.55%) Test Scripting
7 29 (25.66%) Manual Testing
8 28 (24.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (23.01%) Asset Management
10 24 (21.24%) ISEB
11 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
12 20 (17.70%) ISTQB
13 17 (15.04%) Banking
14 16 (14.16%) BDD
15 15 (13.27%) Investment Management
15 15 (13.27%) C#
16 14 (12.39%) Charles River
16 14 (12.39%) Degree
16 14 (12.39%) Selenium
16 14 (12.39%) Waterfall
16 14 (12.39%) Cucumber
16 14 (12.39%) Markit EDM
17 13 (11.50%) Test Strategy
17 13 (11.50%) HP Quality Center
17 13 (11.50%) Automation Testing
17 13 (11.50%) Perl
18 12 (10.62%) HP UFT
18 12 (10.62%) Computer Science
19 11 (9.73%) Project Management
20 10 (8.85%) MS Excel

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (5.31%) JBoss
1 6 (5.31%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Markit EDM
2 4 (3.54%) thinkFolio
3 3 (2.65%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.88%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) CTI
2 4 (3.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.31%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Selenium
1 14 (12.39%) Cucumber
2 12 (10.62%) HP UFT
3 10 (8.85%) JIRA
4 8 (7.08%) WebDriver
5 7 (6.19%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.65%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.77%) JMeter
7 2 (1.77%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.77%) MSTest
8 1 (0.88%) Behat
8 1 (0.88%) JUnit
8 1 (0.88%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.88%) SilkPerformer
General
1 66 (58.41%) Finance
2 17 (15.04%) Banking
3 6 (5.31%) Front Office
4 5 (4.42%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) Gherkin
2 7 (6.19%) HTML
3 6 (5.31%) EJB
3 6 (5.31%) CSS
3 6 (5.31%) JSP
3 6 (5.31%) Servlets
3 6 (5.31%) JMS
3 6 (5.31%) Java EE
3 6 (5.31%) Dojo
3 6 (5.31%) jQuery
3 6 (5.31%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (0.88%) HTML5
4 1 (0.88%) Web Services
4 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.96%) Linux
2 2 (1.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.82%) Software Testing
3 35 (30.97%) Test Automation
4 30 (26.55%) Test Scripting
5 29 (25.66%) Manual Testing
6 28 (24.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (23.01%) Asset Management
8 16 (14.16%) BDD
9 15 (13.27%) Investment Management
10 14 (12.39%) Waterfall
11 13 (11.50%) Test Strategy
11 13 (11.50%) Automation Testing
12 11 (9.73%) Project Management
13 9 (7.96%) ETL
13 9 (7.96%) Performance Testing
13 9 (7.96%) Release Management
13 9 (7.96%) User Stories
14 8 (7.08%) V-Model
14 8 (7.08%) Scrum
15 7 (6.19%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.74%) SQL
2 15 (13.27%) C#
3 13 (11.50%) Perl
4 9 (7.96%) Java
5 6 (5.31%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.77%) Python
7 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (21.24%) ISEB
2 20 (17.70%) ISTQB
3 14 (12.39%) Degree
4 6 (5.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) FATCA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Charles River
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.19%) HP
4 6 (5.31%) Oracle
5 2 (1.77%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.88%) Reuters
6 1 (0.88%) Remedy
6 1 (0.88%) Sybase
6 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) BT
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