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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 65 84 63
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 30 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.20% 1.41% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 1.48% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 19
Average salary £35,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.69% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,600 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
1282 1285 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 95.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 January 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.73%) ISEB
4 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
4 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
4 14 (25.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (21.82%) Performance Testing
5 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
6 10 (18.18%) Java
7 9 (16.36%) Regression Testing
7 9 (16.36%) QA
8 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
8 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.55%) HP
8 8 (14.55%) C#
8 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
8 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
9 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
9 7 (12.73%) .NET
9 7 (12.73%) SOA
9 7 (12.73%) LoadRunner
9 7 (12.73%) WebSphere
10 6 (10.91%) Degree
10 6 (10.91%) V-Model
10 6 (10.91%) Linux
10 6 (10.91%) OO
10 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (9.09%) Apache
2 5 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) OLAP
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 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (9.09%) Selenium
3 3 (5.45%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.82%) JUnit
5 1 (1.82%) JMeter
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
4 3 (5.45%) HTML5
4 3 (5.45%) HTML
4 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.64%) jQuery
5 2 (3.64%) Ajax
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) EPoS
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Derivative
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
3 12 (21.82%) Performance Testing
4 9 (16.36%) Regression Testing
5 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
5 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
6 7 (12.73%) SOA
7 6 (10.91%) V-Model
7 6 (10.91%) OO
7 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.27%) Business Development
8 4 (7.27%) Test Management
8 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.27%) OOP
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.27%) Analytics
8 4 (7.27%) Test Planning
9 3 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) Java
3 8 (14.55%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.45%) XPath
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) VBScript
6 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.82%) JCL
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) ISEB
2 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
2 14 (25.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (10.91%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
1 8 (14.55%) HP
2 2 (3.64%) Telerik
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.82%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) BMC
3 1 (1.82%) Informatica
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