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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 115 83 101
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 19 70 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 2.37% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 2.48% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16 56 49
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,858 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -

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
2132 2824 2908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.95% 95.57% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1863 1923
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -26 10 £34,890 -0.31%
Fife +5 4 £27,000 -11.47%
Glasgow -18 3 £33,750 -3.57%
West Lothian +2 1 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £30,000 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
1 20 (58.82%) Software Testing
1 20 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (52.94%) Finance
3 17 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 16 (47.06%) Test Automation
4 16 (47.06%) Defect Management
5 15 (44.12%) SpecFlow
5 15 (44.12%) Gherkin
5 15 (44.12%) HP UFT
6 11 (32.35%) ISEB
7 9 (26.47%) SQL
7 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
8 7 (20.59%) FitNesse
8 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
8 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
9 6 (17.65%) MS Office
9 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (17.65%) Selenium
10 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
10 5 (14.71%) HP
11 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
11 4 (11.76%) Linux
11 4 (11.76%) C#
11 4 (11.76%) Banking
11 4 (11.76%) User Stories
12 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
12 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
12 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting

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 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 15 (44.12%) HP UFT
2 15 (44.12%) SpecFlow
3 7 (20.59%) FitNesse
4 6 (17.65%) Selenium
5 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.94%) Mocha
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) CGI
3 1 (2.94%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Software Testing
1 20 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (47.06%) Defect Management
2 16 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.76%) User Stories
7 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.82%) V-Model
7 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.88%) Data Management
8 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.94%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ISEB
2 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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