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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 121 66 138
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 36 108 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 3.42% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 3.59% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 23 72 28
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -2.85%
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
2763 3006 3622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.57% 95.13% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1906 2394
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Glasgow -21 21 £32,500 -3.70% 6
Edinburgh -34 18 £27,500 -27.63% 5
Fife - 1 £27,000 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.96%) Finance
3 27 (35.06%) SQL
4 25 (32.47%) Test Automation
5 23 (29.87%) Software Testing
5 23 (29.87%) Degree
6 21 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 21 (27.27%) ISEB
7 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
7 19 (24.68%) Test Scripting
8 18 (23.38%) ISTQB
9 17 (22.08%) Retail
10 16 (20.78%) Banking
11 15 (19.48%) Computer Science
12 13 (16.88%) QA
12 13 (16.88%) Selenium
13 12 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
14 11 (14.29%) C#
15 10 (12.99%) .NET
15 10 (12.99%) Project Management
15 10 (12.99%) Cucumber
15 10 (12.99%) Gherkin
16 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
16 9 (11.69%) Oracle
16 9 (11.69%) Scrum
16 9 (11.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (11.69%) Defect Management
17 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
17 8 (10.39%) Economics

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:

Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Markit EDM
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Selenium
2 10 (12.99%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.49%) HP UFT
4 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.90%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.60%) JIRA
7 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.30%) JUnit
8 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Retail
3 16 (20.78%) Banking
4 8 (10.39%) Local Government
5 6 (7.79%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.90%) Front Office
7 2 (2.60%) Billing
7 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) .NET
1 10 (12.99%) Gherkin
2 4 (5.19%) XML
3 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.60%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.39%) Economics
2 8 (10.39%) Mathematics
2 8 (10.39%) Physics
2 8 (10.39%) Psychology
3 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.60%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.60%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Statistics
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Unix
2 4 (5.19%) Android
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) Test Automation
3 23 (29.87%) Software Testing
4 21 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 19 (24.68%) Test Scripting
6 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
6 12 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (12.99%) Project Management
8 9 (11.69%) Defect Management
8 9 (11.69%) Scrum
8 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.39%) Automated Testing
9 8 (10.39%) Business Analysis
9 8 (10.39%) Operations Research
10 7 (9.09%) Regression Testing
10 7 (9.09%) Release Management
10 7 (9.09%) SDLC
11 6 (7.79%) Coaching
11 6 (7.79%) Validation
12 5 (6.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.06%) SQL
2 11 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (5.19%) Java
3 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.90%) Perl
5 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Degree
2 21 (27.27%) ISEB
3 18 (23.38%) ISTQB
4 9 (11.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Basel II
3 1 (1.30%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) HP
4 2 (2.60%) Charles River
4 2 (2.60%) Citrix
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