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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 118 82 128
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 42 79 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.47% 2.52% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 2.64% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 54 36
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £46,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
2723 2990 3847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.18% 95.53% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1682 1893 2515
Median salary £45,000 £42,926 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -4 25 £29,750 +8.18% 4
Edinburgh -14 25 £32,000 -15.78% 2
West Lothian -3 3 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Fife - 1 £27,000 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.62%) Finance
2 36 (34.62%) Manual Testing
3 34 (32.69%) Test Automation
4 33 (31.73%) Test Scripting
4 33 (31.73%) SQL
5 32 (30.77%) ISEB
6 27 (25.96%) Software Testing
6 27 (25.96%) ISTQB
7 24 (23.08%) Degree
8 23 (22.12%) Retail
9 22 (21.15%) Release Management
10 20 (19.23%) Selenium
10 20 (19.23%) Banking
11 19 (18.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
13 17 (16.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (13.46%) QA
15 13 (12.50%) Computer Science
15 13 (12.50%) C#
16 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
16 12 (11.54%) Automated Testing
17 11 (10.58%) Migration
18 10 (9.62%) Scrum
18 10 (9.62%) Java
18 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
18 10 (9.62%) Project Management
18 10 (9.62%) Data Migration
18 10 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
18 10 (9.62%) Automation Testing

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 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.96%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (19.23%) Selenium
2 7 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.85%) HP UFT
4 4 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.88%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.92%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.92%) JIRA
6 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.96%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.96%) JUnit
General
1 36 (34.62%) Finance
2 23 (22.12%) Retail
3 20 (19.23%) Banking
4 8 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 7 (6.73%) Local Government
6 4 (3.85%) Front Office
7 3 (2.88%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.92%) Billing
8 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) Gherkin
1 6 (5.77%) XML
2 5 (4.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Economics
2 7 (6.73%) Mathematics
2 7 (6.73%) Physics
2 7 (6.73%) Psychology
3 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.88%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.92%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.92%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Statistics
5 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.96%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.77%) Unix
2 5 (4.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.96%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.62%) Manual Testing
3 34 (32.69%) Test Automation
4 33 (31.73%) Test Scripting
5 27 (25.96%) Software Testing
6 22 (21.15%) Release Management
7 19 (18.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (11.54%) Automated Testing
9 11 (10.58%) Migration
10 10 (9.62%) Automation Testing
10 10 (9.62%) Data Migration
10 10 (9.62%) Project Management
10 10 (9.62%) Scrum
11 9 (8.65%) Business Analysis
12 8 (7.69%) Defect Management
12 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.69%) Validation
13 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
13 7 (6.73%) Operations Research
14 6 (5.77%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.73%) SQL
2 13 (12.50%) C#
3 10 (9.62%) Java
4 4 (3.85%) Perl
4 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (30.77%) ISEB
2 27 (25.96%) ISTQB
3 24 (23.08%) Degree
4 17 (16.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.46%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Basel II
2 2 (1.92%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.65%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) HP
4 2 (1.92%) Charles River
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