The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 137 161 148
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 28 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.17% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28 4 10
Average salary £35,000 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.73% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £37,400 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Senior Test Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3110 3487 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.04% 94.78% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2237 1879
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Test Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Test Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +29 25 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Edinburgh +5 14 £35,000 -10.25% 1
West Lothian - 2 £40,000 -
Senior Test Analyst
UK

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 23 (52.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
6 20 (45.45%) Release Management
7 17 (38.64%) Automated Testing
8 16 (36.36%) Selenium
8 16 (36.36%) ISTQB
8 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
9 15 (34.09%) SQL
10 14 (31.82%) Python
11 10 (22.73%) QA
12 9 (20.45%) Degree
12 9 (20.45%) Linux
12 9 (20.45%) Test Management
12 9 (20.45%) SDLC
13 8 (18.18%) SAP
13 8 (18.18%) Perl
13 8 (18.18%) JIRA
13 8 (18.18%) Ruby
13 8 (18.18%) WebDriver
13 8 (18.18%) BDD
13 8 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (18.18%) User Stories
14 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
14 7 (15.91%) Security Testing
14 7 (15.91%) System Testing
14 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
14 7 (15.91%) Microsoft

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) IIS
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Selenium
2 8 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 8 (18.18%) JIRA
3 4 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 23 (52.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
6 20 (45.45%) Release Management
7 17 (38.64%) Automated Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Test Management
8 9 (20.45%) SDLC
9 8 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (18.18%) User Stories
9 8 (18.18%) BDD
10 7 (15.91%) System Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
10 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Security Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Software Delivery
11 4 (9.09%) Test Planning
11 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) Python
3 8 (18.18%) Ruby
3 8 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 9 (20.45%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) SAP
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) HP