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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 99 131 105
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 57 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.85% 1.07% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.13% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 45 18 36
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,053 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
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
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +12 23 £35,250 -10.75% 3
Glasgow +8 13 £34,000 +13.33% 1
Stirling 0 13 £35,000 - 1
Aberdeen +11 4 £28,500 -5.00% 2
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 60 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 57 (42.22%) Finance
3 54 (40.00%) ISEB
4 37 (27.41%) HP
4 37 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 34 (25.19%) SQL
7 33 (24.44%) Test Management
8 30 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
9 27 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 26 (19.26%) Java
10 26 (19.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (17.04%) Software Testing
11 23 (17.04%) Performance Testing
11 23 (17.04%) Test Strategy
12 21 (15.56%) QA
13 20 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
14 18 (13.33%) SOA
15 16 (11.85%) Automated Testing
16 15 (11.11%) LoadRunner
16 15 (11.11%) Selenium
16 15 (11.11%) Manual Testing
16 15 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (10.37%) WebSphere
18 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
18 13 (9.63%) Regression Testing
18 13 (9.63%) Test Automation
19 12 (8.89%) Waterfall
19 12 (8.89%) Cucumber
19 12 (8.89%) Test Planning

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (10.37%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.44%) IIS
2 6 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.48%) JBoss
3 2 (1.48%) Jetty
3 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) FTP
2 1 (0.74%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (0.74%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.74%) OLAP
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.74%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.74%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 15 (11.11%) Selenium
3 12 (8.89%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.19%) JIRA
5 3 (2.22%) JUnit
5 3 (2.22%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.22%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.48%) Subversion
7 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.74%) JMeter
7 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.74%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.74%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.74%) VectorCAST
General
1 57 (42.22%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Back Office
5 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.48%) Front Office
5 2 (1.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) .NET
1 6 (4.44%) XML
2 3 (2.22%) SOAP
2 3 (2.22%) Web Services
2 3 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.22%) Gherkin
3 2 (1.48%) HTML
3 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.48%) FIXML
4 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.74%) Middleware
4 1 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.22%) Statistics
4 2 (1.48%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) Social Media
5 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.74%) EPoS
5 1 (0.74%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.67%) Linux
2 7 (5.19%) Windows
3 4 (2.96%) UNIX
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.44%) Test Management
3 27 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 26 (19.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (17.04%) Software Testing
5 23 (17.04%) Performance Testing
5 23 (17.04%) Test Strategy
6 18 (13.33%) SOA
7 16 (11.85%) Automated Testing
8 15 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 13 (9.63%) Test Automation
9 13 (9.63%) Regression Testing
10 12 (8.89%) Waterfall
10 12 (8.89%) Test Planning
11 10 (7.41%) V-Model
12 7 (5.19%) OO
13 6 (4.44%) Migration
14 5 (3.70%) ETL
14 5 (3.70%) OOP
14 5 (3.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.19%) SQL
2 26 (19.26%) Java
3 7 (5.19%) Perl
4 6 (4.44%) C#
5 4 (2.96%) Python
6 3 (2.22%) Ruby
6 3 (2.22%) C++
6 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.48%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 54 (40.00%) ISEB
3 36 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (5.19%) Degree
5 3 (2.22%) HND
6 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Firmware
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.48%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 37 (27.41%) HP
2 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle
4 4 (2.96%) SAP
5 2 (1.48%) IBM
5 2 (1.48%) Green Hat
6 1 (0.74%) Cognos
6 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.74%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.74%) VMware
6 1 (0.74%) Twitter
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