The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 84 40 86
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 71 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.15% 4.82% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 5.04% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 47 13
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,400 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
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
1162 1408 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.64% 95.52% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 687 913 966
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
4 14 (34.15%) Retail
5 12 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
6 11 (26.83%) Defect Management
7 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
7 10 (24.39%) Degree
7 10 (24.39%) ISEB
8 9 (21.95%) Banking
9 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
9 8 (19.51%) Economics
9 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
9 8 (19.51%) Local Government
9 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
9 8 (19.51%) Physics
9 8 (19.51%) Psychology
9 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
9 8 (19.51%) Operations Research
9 8 (19.51%) HP UFT
9 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
9 8 (19.51%) Project Management
9 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
10 7 (17.07%) Cucumber
10 7 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (14.63%) SpecFlow
11 6 (14.63%) Gherkin
11 6 (14.63%) HP Quality Center

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.44%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) HP UFT
2 7 (17.07%) Cucumber
3 6 (14.63%) SpecFlow
4 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (9.76%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.88%) Selenium
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Retail
3 9 (21.95%) Banking
4 8 (19.51%) Local Government
5 5 (12.20%) Retail Banking
6 3 (7.32%) Front Office
7 1 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
1 8 (19.51%) Economics
1 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
1 8 (19.51%) Physics
1 8 (19.51%) Psychology
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
3 12 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (26.83%) Defect Management
5 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
6 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
6 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Operations Research
6 8 (19.51%) Project Management
6 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
8 5 (12.20%) ETL
8 5 (12.20%) Test Management
8 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
9 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) V-Model
10 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
2 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 10 (24.39%) ISEB
3 7 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Charles River
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle