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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 78 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 30 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.29% 2.65% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.80% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 12
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £37,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £35,500
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
1268 1034 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.65% 94.52% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 747 675 581
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,675 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 19 (48.72%) Test Scripting
2 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) ISTQB
4 13 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 11 (28.21%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (28.21%) QA
7 10 (25.64%) HP
7 10 (25.64%) Java
8 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Waterfall
9 8 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (20.51%) V-Model
9 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (20.51%) ISEB
10 7 (17.95%) SOA
10 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
11 6 (15.38%) Selenium
11 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
11 6 (15.38%) Test Planning
12 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
12 5 (12.82%) JIRA
13 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
13 4 (10.26%) Workflow
13 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
13 4 (10.26%) Banking
13 4 (10.26%) Retail
13 4 (10.26%) UNIX
13 4 (10.26%) Linux

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (15.38%) Selenium
3 5 (12.82%) JIRA
4 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner
4 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.13%) Subversion
5 2 (5.13%) JUnit
5 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (7.69%) SOAP
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) FIXML
4 1 (2.56%) HTML5
4 1 (2.56%) Middleware
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) UNIX
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Test Scripting
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 8 (20.51%) V-Model
4 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (17.95%) SOA
5 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 4 (10.26%) Workflow
7 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance
8 3 (7.69%) Test Management
8 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) TDD
9 2 (5.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) ISTQB
2 8 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (20.51%) ISEB
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) HND
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) HP
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 2 (5.13%) Green Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Cognos
5 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
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