The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 122 79 103
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 91 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 2.97% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 3.12% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 76 50
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
2276 2921 3159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.67% 95.30% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1891 2070
Median salary £41,421 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 5 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -21 11 £34,890 -0.31%
Glasgow -23 4 £34,500 -1.42%
Fife +2 2 £27,500 -9.83%
Aberdeen +2 1 £30,000 -16.66%
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 22 (51.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (48.84%) Software Testing
3 21 (48.84%) Test Automation
3 21 (48.84%) Cucumber
4 19 (44.19%) Gherkin
5 17 (39.53%) Defect Management
6 16 (37.21%) HP UFT
7 15 (34.88%) SpecFlow
8 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (25.58%) ISEB
10 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
11 9 (20.93%) Selenium
11 9 (20.93%) SQL
11 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
11 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
12 8 (18.60%) Manual Testing
12 8 (18.60%) HP
13 7 (16.28%) .NET
13 7 (16.28%) FitNesse
14 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (13.95%) Coaching
15 5 (11.63%) User Stories
15 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
15 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
15 5 (11.63%) Scrum
15 5 (11.63%) C#
15 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Cucumber
2 16 (37.21%) HP UFT
3 15 (34.88%) SpecFlow
4 9 (20.93%) Selenium
5 7 (16.28%) FitNesse
6 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
6 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.33%) Mocha
7 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) Gherkin
2 7 (16.28%) .NET
3 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) CGI
5 1 (2.33%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.65%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (48.84%) Software Testing
2 21 (48.84%) Test Automation
3 17 (39.53%) Defect Management
4 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
6 8 (18.60%) Manual Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Coaching
8 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 5 (11.63%) User Stories
9 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.98%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.98%) V-Model
10 3 (6.98%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) ISEB
2 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
3 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe