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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 97 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 59 48 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.91% 1.48% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.55% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 39
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,425 £30,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +19 30 £35,500 +12.69% 5
Glasgow +5 13 £30,000 -12.40% 3
Stirling - 11 £35,000 -
Aberdeen 0 3 £28,000 -17.03% 2
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 63 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 58 (42.96%) Finance
2 58 (42.96%) ISEB
3 41 (30.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 38 (28.15%) SQL
5 37 (27.41%) HP
6 35 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (24.44%) Test Management
7 33 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
8 29 (21.48%) Test Scripting
9 24 (17.78%) Test Strategy
10 23 (17.04%) Software Testing
11 22 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (15.56%) Java
13 20 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
13 20 (14.81%) QA
14 19 (14.07%) Performance Testing
15 17 (12.59%) Microsoft
15 17 (12.59%) Selenium
15 17 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (11.11%) SOA
16 15 (11.11%) Test Automation
17 13 (9.63%) Cucumber
17 13 (9.63%) Manual Testing
17 13 (9.63%) V-Model
17 13 (9.63%) Test Planning
17 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
17 13 (9.63%) Automated Testing
18 11 (8.15%) Regression Testing
18 11 (8.15%) LoadRunner

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (8.15%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.44%) Apache
2 6 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (1.48%) Jetty
3 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.48%) JBoss
3 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) ATM
1 1 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.70%) MySQL
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.74%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.74%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) OLAP
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.74%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.74%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 20 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (12.59%) Selenium
3 13 (9.63%) Cucumber
4 11 (8.15%) LoadRunner
5 7 (5.19%) JIRA
6 5 (3.70%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.22%) JUnit
7 3 (2.22%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.22%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.48%) Subversion
9 1 (0.74%) JMeter
9 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (42.96%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (2.96%) Retail
4 2 (1.48%) Front Office
4 2 (1.48%) Back Office
4 2 (1.48%) Advertising
4 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) .NET
2 7 (5.19%) XML
3 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.22%) SOAP
4 3 (2.22%) Web Services
4 3 (2.22%) HTML
4 3 (2.22%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.22%) HTML5
4 3 (2.22%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.48%) CSS3
5 2 (1.48%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.48%) jQuery
5 2 (1.48%) CSS
5 2 (1.48%) Ajax
5 2 (1.48%) FIXML
6 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.96%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.48%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.48%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.74%) VSAM
5 1 (0.74%) Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) Statistics
5 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) EPoS
5 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.67%) Linux
2 8 (5.93%) Windows
3 4 (2.96%) UNIX
4 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.44%) Test Management
3 29 (21.48%) Test Scripting
4 24 (17.78%) Test Strategy
5 23 (17.04%) Software Testing
6 22 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (14.07%) Performance Testing
8 15 (11.11%) SOA
8 15 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 13 (9.63%) Manual Testing
9 13 (9.63%) V-Model
9 13 (9.63%) Test Planning
9 13 (9.63%) Automated Testing
10 11 (8.15%) Regression Testing
10 11 (8.15%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.19%) OO
12 5 (3.70%) ETL
12 5 (3.70%) OOP
12 5 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.15%) SQL
2 21 (15.56%) Java
3 9 (6.67%) C#
4 6 (4.44%) Perl
5 4 (2.96%) Python
6 3 (2.22%) Ruby
6 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.22%) XPath
7 2 (1.48%) C++
7 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.74%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.74%) JCL
Qualifications
1 63 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 58 (42.96%) ISEB
3 41 (30.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (8.15%) Degree
5 3 (2.22%) HND
5 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.48%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.48%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 37 (27.41%) HP
2 17 (12.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.44%) Oracle
4 4 (2.96%) SAP
5 2 (1.48%) Green Hat
5 2 (1.48%) Twitter
5 2 (1.48%) IBM
5 2 (1.48%) Telerik
6 1 (0.74%) VMware
6 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.74%) BMC
6 1 (0.74%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.74%) Informatica
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Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Plus Standard Company Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago