The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 118 126 81
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 60 39 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.48% 1.25% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.33% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 51
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,700 £44,650
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3847 2938 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.99% 94.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 1716 2515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Analyst
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -6 34 £35,000 -21.34% 6
Glasgow -3 20 £37,500 +56.25% 5
Aberdeen +8 5 £35,000 -
Stirling - 1 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (34.62%) QA
2 34 (32.69%) ISTQB
3 27 (25.96%) SQL
4 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 23 (22.12%) Finance
5 23 (22.12%) ISEB
6 22 (21.15%) Windows
6 22 (21.15%) Software Testing
7 21 (20.19%) Test Automation
8 19 (18.27%) Automated Testing
9 17 (16.35%) Banking
9 17 (16.35%) Java
10 15 (14.42%) Scrum
10 15 (14.42%) Test Management
11 14 (13.46%) Selenium
11 14 (13.46%) Waterfall
12 13 (12.50%) HP
12 13 (12.50%) Web Services
13 12 (11.54%) C#
13 12 (11.54%) SOA
13 12 (11.54%) VMware
13 12 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (11.54%) Performance Testing
13 12 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (10.58%) Windows 7
14 11 (10.58%) Non-Functional Testing
15 10 (9.62%) Hyper-V
15 10 (9.62%) Law

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.96%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Office
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) RDBMS
1 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Selenium
2 8 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (6.73%) LoadRunner
3 7 (6.73%) JIRA
4 6 (5.77%) TestComplete
4 6 (5.77%) FitNesse
5 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.88%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.88%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.88%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.88%) FogBugz
6 3 (2.88%) Ranorex
7 2 (1.92%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.92%) JMeter
8 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.96%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.96%) Calabash
General
1 23 (22.12%) Finance
2 17 (16.35%) Banking
3 10 (9.62%) Law
4 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) Web Services
2 5 (4.81%) XML
3 4 (3.85%) HTML
4 3 (2.88%) CSS
4 3 (2.88%) SOAP
4 3 (2.88%) Middleware
5 2 (1.92%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.92%) J2EE
5 2 (1.92%) Ajax
6 1 (0.96%) RESTful
6 1 (0.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.92%) Open Source
3 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.96%) Statistics
4 1 (0.96%) Physics
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) iSeries
4 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.96%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.15%) Windows
2 11 (10.58%) Windows 7
3 9 (8.65%) UNIX
4 2 (1.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.96%) Android
5 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.96%) Solaris
5 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 22 (21.15%) Software Testing
3 21 (20.19%) Test Automation
4 19 (18.27%) Automated Testing
5 15 (14.42%) Scrum
5 15 (14.42%) Test Management
6 14 (13.46%) Waterfall
7 12 (11.54%) SOA
7 12 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (11.54%) Performance Testing
8 11 (10.58%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 7 (6.73%) Process Improvement
10 7 (6.73%) Manual Testing
11 5 (4.81%) V-Model
12 4 (3.85%) Automation Testing
12 4 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.96%) SQL
2 17 (16.35%) Java
3 12 (11.54%) C#
4 3 (2.88%) VBScript
5 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.96%) VB
6 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (32.69%) ISTQB
2 23 (22.12%) ISEB
3 8 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (34.62%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.88%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.96%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (12.50%) HP
2 12 (11.54%) VMware
3 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle
5 5 (4.81%) IBM
6 4 (3.85%) JBoss
7 3 (2.88%) Telerik
7 3 (2.88%) Cognizant
7 3 (2.88%) Green Hat
8 1 (0.96%) Informatica
8 1 (0.96%) Veritas
8 1 (0.96%) Citrix
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