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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 64 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 35 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.64% 2.19% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 2.28% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 18
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,500 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £44,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
1252 1359 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.28% 95.84% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 768 879 750
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
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 26 February 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 26 (47.27%) Finance
2 20 (36.36%) ISEB
3 18 (32.73%) SQL
4 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (29.09%) Software Testing
5 16 (29.09%) ISTQB
6 11 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (18.18%) HP
8 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
8 9 (16.36%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
9 8 (14.55%) QA
9 8 (14.55%) Java
9 8 (14.55%) Regression Testing
10 7 (12.73%) LoadRunner
10 7 (12.73%) SOA
10 7 (12.73%) WebSphere
10 7 (12.73%) Banking
10 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
11 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
11 6 (10.91%) V-Model
11 6 (10.91%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (9.09%) Linux
12 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 5 (9.09%) XML
12 5 (9.09%) .NET
12 5 (9.09%) C#
12 5 (9.09%) Information Assurance

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (12.73%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.27%) IIS
2 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) OLAP
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.82%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) LoadRunner
2 6 (10.91%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.27%) Selenium
4 3 (5.45%) JIRA
4 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.82%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 26 (47.27%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Back Office
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) XML
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.45%) HTML5
2 3 (5.45%) HTML
2 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.64%) CSS3
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) Ajax
3 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) EPoS
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) Software Testing
3 11 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 9 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
5 8 (14.55%) Regression Testing
6 7 (12.73%) SOA
6 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
7 6 (10.91%) V-Model
7 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.09%) Information Assurance
8 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.09%) Test Management
8 5 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 5 (9.09%) Security Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Business Development
9 4 (7.27%) OO
9 4 (7.27%) Analytics
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) Java
3 5 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) XPath
5 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) JCL
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) ISEB
2 16 (29.09%) ISTQB
3 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (3.64%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.82%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) FATCA
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) HP
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Telerik
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.64%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.82%) BMC
4 1 (1.82%) Informatica
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