The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 86 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 21 37 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.50% 3.30% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 3.47% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 8
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +37.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £37,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £53,000 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1349 1067 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.36% 95.10% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 816 730 553
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Glasgow region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Glasgow

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
3 11 (31.43%) ISTQB
3 11 (31.43%) QA
3 11 (31.43%) Java
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) HP
5 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (22.86%) SOA
7 7 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Test Management
8 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
9 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
9 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (14.29%) V-Model
9 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Selenium
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
9 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (14.29%) Banking
10 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
10 4 (11.43%) IBM
10 4 (11.43%) ISEB
10 4 (11.43%) SOAP
10 4 (11.43%) Web Services
11 3 (8.57%) Perl

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Jetty
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.86%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (14.29%) Selenium
2 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) SOAP
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) AS400
2 1 (2.86%) iSeries
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
2 8 (22.86%) SOA
3 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Test Management
3 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 5 (14.29%) V-Model
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance
7 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) VBScript
4 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.43%) ISEB
4 2 (5.71%) HND
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.71%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) Green Hat
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Cognizant
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos
5 1 (2.86%) Informatica
5 1 (2.86%) Telerik