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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 92 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 66 59 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.11% 1.72% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 1.81% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 39 28
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,275 £30,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £45,000 £44,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
2949 3267 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.13% 95.47% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 2138 1768
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 February 2015.

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 February 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
Edinburgh +7 36 £35,000 +11.11% 4
Glasgow 0 10 £30,000 -18.91% 6
Stirling - 10 £35,000 -
West Lothian - 5 £40,000 - 2
Aberdeen +12 4 £31,000 -11.42% 1
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 59 (46.83%) Finance
2 58 (46.03%) ISTQB
3 55 (43.65%) ISEB
4 40 (31.75%) SQL
5 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (26.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 30 (23.81%) Test Management
7 29 (23.02%) HP
8 28 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 28 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
9 27 (21.43%) Software Testing
10 23 (18.25%) QA
11 19 (15.08%) QuickTest Pro
11 19 (15.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (12.70%) Selenium
12 16 (12.70%) Performance Testing
12 16 (12.70%) Microsoft
13 15 (11.90%) Manual Testing
14 14 (11.11%) Test Strategy
14 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (10.32%) Test Automation
15 13 (10.32%) V-Model
15 13 (10.32%) Java
15 13 (10.32%) Automated Testing
16 12 (9.52%) Banking
16 12 (9.52%) Cucumber
17 11 (8.73%) Test Planning
17 11 (8.73%) SOA
18 10 (7.94%) Regression Testing
18 10 (7.94%) Waterfall

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (6.35%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.76%) IIS
3 4 (3.17%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) JBoss
4 1 (0.79%) Jetty
4 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) FTP
2 1 (0.79%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.38%) MySQL
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.79%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.79%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.79%) DB2
5 1 (0.79%) OLAP
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.79%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 19 (15.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 16 (12.70%) Selenium
3 12 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 8 (6.35%) LoadRunner
5 7 (5.56%) JIRA
6 4 (3.17%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.59%) JUnit
7 2 (1.59%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.79%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.79%) Subversion
8 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.79%) MSTest
General
1 59 (46.83%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Banking
3 6 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (2.38%) Front Office
5 2 (1.59%) Back Office
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.56%) XML
2 6 (4.76%) .NET
3 4 (3.17%) Web Services
4 3 (2.38%) HTML
4 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.38%) HTML5
4 3 (2.38%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.59%) CSS3
5 2 (1.59%) FIXML
5 2 (1.59%) Ajax
5 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.59%) jQuery
5 2 (1.59%) CSS
5 2 (1.59%) SOAP
6 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.17%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.59%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.79%) EPoS
4 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.79%) VSAM
4 1 (0.79%) Social Media
4 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) Windows
1 6 (4.76%) Linux
2 4 (3.17%) UNIX
3 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.81%) Test Management
3 28 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 27 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 19 (15.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (12.70%) Performance Testing
7 15 (11.90%) Manual Testing
8 14 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 13 (10.32%) V-Model
9 13 (10.32%) Test Automation
9 13 (10.32%) Automated Testing
10 11 (8.73%) SOA
10 11 (8.73%) Test Planning
11 10 (7.94%) Waterfall
11 10 (7.94%) Regression Testing
12 9 (7.14%) Security Testing
13 7 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (4.76%) Information Assurance
15 5 (3.97%) Functional Testing
15 5 (3.97%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.75%) SQL
2 13 (10.32%) Java
3 6 (4.76%) C#
4 4 (3.17%) Perl
5 3 (2.38%) XPath
6 2 (1.59%) Ruby
6 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.59%) Python
7 1 (0.79%) JCL
7 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (46.03%) ISTQB
2 55 (43.65%) ISEB
3 34 (26.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (6.35%) Degree
5 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) VCP4
6 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.25%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) FATCA
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 28 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.59%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 29 (23.02%) HP
2 16 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle
4 3 (2.38%) SAP
5 2 (1.59%) IBM
5 2 (1.59%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.59%) Telerik
5 2 (1.59%) Twitter
5 2 (1.59%) Green Hat
6 1 (0.79%) BMC
6 1 (0.79%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.79%) Informatica
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