The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 79 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.61% 1.49% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.55% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 13
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,800 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £38,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1429 1163 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.03% 95.96% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 954 730 758
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
Scotland

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 July 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) HP
2 18 (32.73%) ISTQB
3 15 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 14 (25.45%) ISEB
4 14 (25.45%) SOA
5 13 (23.64%) LoadRunner
5 13 (23.64%) Java
5 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
6 12 (21.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 10 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (14.55%) Selenium
9 8 (14.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Scrum
10 7 (12.73%) SQL
10 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
11 6 (10.91%) QA
11 6 (10.91%) Degree
12 5 (9.09%) JIRA
12 5 (9.09%) Fiddler
12 5 (9.09%) Test Management
12 5 (9.09%) FogBugz
12 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
12 5 (9.09%) Bugzilla

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (23.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (1.82%) Star Schema
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) OLAP
1 1 (1.82%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) LoadRunner
2 8 (14.55%) Selenium
3 5 (9.09%) JIRA
3 5 (9.09%) Fiddler
3 5 (9.09%) FogBugz
3 5 (9.09%) Bugzilla
4 4 (7.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.82%) JMeter
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) HTML
1 5 (9.09%) CSS
1 5 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.82%) RESTful
3 1 (1.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.45%) Statistics
3 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) UNIX
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Solaris
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Performance Testing
2 14 (25.45%) SOA
3 12 (21.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
6 8 (14.55%) Scrum
7 5 (9.09%) Test Management
7 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 5 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.27%) BDD
8 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.45%) V-Model
9 3 (5.45%) Migration
10 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.64%) Workflow
10 2 (3.64%) Project Management
10 2 (3.64%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) Java
2 7 (12.73%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) ISTQB
2 14 (25.45%) ISEB
3 8 (14.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (10.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) HP
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.82%) Veritas
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
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