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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 83 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.63% 1.42% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.48% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 15
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,700 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £43,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1413 1147 1118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 96.14% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 937 728 774
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £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 22 July 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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 24 (40.68%) Finance
2 20 (33.90%) ISTQB
3 18 (30.51%) HP
4 14 (23.73%) ISEB
4 14 (23.73%) SOA
4 14 (23.73%) Performance Testing
5 13 (22.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
6 12 (20.34%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (20.34%) WebSphere
6 12 (20.34%) LoadRunner
6 12 (20.34%) Java
6 12 (20.34%) Software Testing
7 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (16.95%) Scrum
9 9 (15.25%) Automated Testing
10 8 (13.56%) SQL
10 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
10 8 (13.56%) Selenium
10 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (11.86%) QA
11 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
12 6 (10.17%) Degree
12 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
12 6 (10.17%) Test Strategy
13 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
13 5 (8.47%) FogBugz
13 5 (8.47%) JIRA
13 5 (8.47%) Fiddler
13 5 (8.47%) Test Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 12 (20.34%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.69%) Data Mart
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.69%) OLAP
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (1.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) LoadRunner
2 8 (13.56%) Selenium
3 5 (8.47%) FogBugz
3 5 (8.47%) JIRA
3 5 (8.47%) Fiddler
3 5 (8.47%) Bugzilla
3 5 (8.47%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.39%) JMeter
4 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (40.68%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) CSS
1 5 (8.47%) Web Services
1 5 (8.47%) XML
1 5 (8.47%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) J2EE
2 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.08%) Statistics
2 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.39%) Open Source
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) UNIX
2 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Solaris
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) SOA
1 14 (23.73%) Performance Testing
2 13 (22.03%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
3 12 (20.34%) Software Testing
4 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.95%) Scrum
6 9 (15.25%) Automated Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.17%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.47%) Test Management
9 5 (8.47%) Regression Testing
10 4 (6.78%) V-Model
10 4 (6.78%) BDD
11 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.08%) Migration
12 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (3.39%) Project Management
12 2 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) ISTQB
2 14 (23.73%) ISEB
3 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (10.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) HP
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) JBoss
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Veritas
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
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