The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 99 94 113
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 62 62 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 2.01% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.12% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 23
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,750 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
3487 2925 2990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.60% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2236 1923 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 Scotland

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

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 Test Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Edinburgh +1 30 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Glasgow -26 20 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Stirling - 9 £35,000 -
Aberdeen +7 2 £32,500 -13.33%
Dundee - 1 £27,500 -
Midlothian - 1 £34,000 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 43 (39.81%) Finance
2 38 (35.19%) ISTQB
3 34 (31.48%) HP
3 34 (31.48%) ISEB
4 30 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (25.93%) SQL
6 26 (24.07%) Java
7 22 (20.37%) Test Scripting
8 21 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (18.52%) Performance Testing
9 20 (18.52%) SOA
9 20 (18.52%) Automated Testing
10 18 (16.67%) QA
10 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (15.74%) Software Testing
11 17 (15.74%) LoadRunner
12 16 (14.81%) WebSphere
13 15 (13.89%) Degree
13 15 (13.89%) Test Strategy
13 15 (13.89%) Test Management
14 12 (11.11%) Test Automation
14 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
15 11 (10.19%) Selenium
16 10 (9.26%) Scrum
17 9 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
17 9 (8.33%) Regression Testing
17 9 (8.33%) Oracle
17 9 (8.33%) Web Services
17 9 (8.33%) Waterfall

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.85%) IIS
2 2 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) Jetty
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) OLAP
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.93%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.93%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (15.74%) LoadRunner
2 11 (10.19%) Selenium
3 9 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.63%) JIRA
6 4 (3.70%) Bugzilla
6 4 (3.70%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.78%) FogBugz
7 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.78%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.85%) JUnit
8 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.93%) JMeter
9 1 (0.93%) Subversion
9 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.93%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.93%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (39.81%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Banking
2 8 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Back Office
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) Web Services
2 5 (4.63%) HTML
3 4 (3.70%) .NET
3 4 (3.70%) XML
4 3 (2.78%) CSS
4 3 (2.78%) SOAP
5 2 (1.85%) Middleware
5 2 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.93%) RESTful
6 1 (0.93%) HTML5
6 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.70%) Statistics
3 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.93%) iSeries
4 1 (0.93%) Open Source
4 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.93%) Firmware
4 1 (0.93%) AS400
4 1 (0.93%) Derivative
4 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) Linux
2 5 (4.63%) UNIX
3 3 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (20.37%) Test Scripting
3 20 (18.52%) Performance Testing
3 20 (18.52%) Automated Testing
3 20 (18.52%) SOA
4 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.74%) Software Testing
6 15 (13.89%) Test Management
6 15 (13.89%) Test Strategy
7 12 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 10 (9.26%) Scrum
9 9 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 9 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.48%) Load Testing
11 6 (5.56%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.56%) BDD
11 6 (5.56%) Process Improvement
11 6 (5.56%) Automation Testing
12 5 (4.63%) V-Model
12 5 (4.63%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.93%) SQL
2 26 (24.07%) Java
3 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.70%) Perl
4 3 (2.78%) C#
4 3 (2.78%) C++
4 3 (2.78%) VBScript
5 2 (1.85%) Python
5 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.93%) Ruby
6 1 (0.93%) VB
6 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (35.19%) ISTQB
2 34 (31.48%) ISEB
3 18 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (13.89%) Degree
5 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.67%) QA
2 5 (4.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.85%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 34 (31.48%) HP
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (3.70%) IBM
5 3 (2.78%) Green Hat
6 2 (1.85%) VMware
6 2 (1.85%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.93%) Informatica
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) JBoss
7 1 (0.93%) Cognos
7 1 (0.93%) Telerik
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 26 days ago