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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 68 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 106 62 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.21% 1.69% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 1.78% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 83 41 36
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
3110 3487 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.04% 94.78% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2237 1879
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 +29 65 £35,000 - 6
Glasgow +30 44 £35,000 -20.00% 6
Dundee -1 5 £30,000 +9.09%
Stirling +2 3 £35,000 -
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 -
Aberdeen +13 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 109 (54.50%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (41.00%) Finance
3 78 (39.00%) Test Scripting
4 64 (32.00%) ISTQB
5 58 (29.00%) SQL
6 53 (26.50%) Manual Testing
6 53 (26.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 51 (25.50%) Software Testing
8 50 (25.00%) ISEB
9 49 (24.50%) Test Automation
10 36 (18.00%) Degree
11 33 (16.50%) Computer Science
11 33 (16.50%) Banking
11 33 (16.50%) Automated Testing
12 31 (15.50%) QA
13 30 (15.00%) Microsoft
14 29 (14.50%) SQL Server
14 29 (14.50%) Asset Management
14 29 (14.50%) Performance Testing
15 26 (13.00%) HP Quality Center
16 25 (12.50%) V-Model
17 24 (12.00%) Waterfall
17 24 (12.00%) Test Strategy
18 22 (11.00%) Release Management
18 22 (11.00%) Selenium
18 22 (11.00%) Perl
19 20 (10.00%) HP UFT
19 20 (10.00%) Test Management
20 19 (9.50%) Test Planning
20 19 (9.50%) C#

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (5.00%) IIS
2 7 (3.50%) JBoss
2 7 (3.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.50%) Documentum
3 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.50%) MS Office
4 1 (0.50%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 15 (7.50%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.50%) LatentZero
2 3 (1.50%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.50%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.50%) CTI
2 4 (2.00%) Internet
2 4 (2.00%) ATM
2 4 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.50%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.50%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (11.00%) Selenium
2 20 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 15 (7.50%) Cucumber
4 12 (6.00%) LoadRunner
4 12 (6.00%) JIRA
5 8 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 7 (3.50%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.50%) JMeter
8 3 (1.50%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.00%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.50%) Subversion
10 1 (0.50%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (0.50%) Behat
10 1 (0.50%) MSTest
General
1 82 (41.00%) Finance
2 33 (16.50%) Banking
3 11 (5.50%) Retail
4 8 (4.00%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.50%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.00%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.50%) Front Office
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.00%) Web Services
1 10 (5.00%) Gherkin
2 8 (4.00%) HTML
2 8 (4.00%) CSS
3 7 (3.50%) JSP
3 7 (3.50%) Servlets
3 7 (3.50%) EJB
3 7 (3.50%) JMS
3 7 (3.50%) Java EE
3 7 (3.50%) Dojo
3 7 (3.50%) jQuery
3 7 (3.50%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (0.50%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.50%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.50%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.50%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.00%) IVR
4 4 (2.00%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.00%) Statistics
6 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.50%) Derivative
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.00%) Linux
2 8 (4.00%) Windows
3 4 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (54.50%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (39.00%) Test Scripting
3 53 (26.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 53 (26.50%) Manual Testing
4 51 (25.50%) Software Testing
5 49 (24.50%) Test Automation
6 33 (16.50%) Automated Testing
7 29 (14.50%) Asset Management
7 29 (14.50%) Performance Testing
8 25 (12.50%) V-Model
9 24 (12.00%) Waterfall
9 24 (12.00%) Test Strategy
10 22 (11.00%) Release Management
11 20 (10.00%) Test Management
12 19 (9.50%) Test Planning
13 18 (9.00%) BDD
14 17 (8.50%) SDLC
15 16 (8.00%) Investment Management
16 15 (7.50%) Security Testing
17 14 (7.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.00%) SQL
2 22 (11.00%) Perl
3 19 (9.50%) C#
4 16 (8.00%) Python
5 11 (5.50%) Java
6 8 (4.00%) Ruby
7 7 (3.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 64 (32.00%) ISTQB
2 50 (25.00%) ISEB
3 36 (18.00%) Degree
4 15 (7.50%) Security Cleared
5 14 (7.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (6.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.50%) CSQA
8 1 (0.50%) CCNA
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.50%) MBA
8 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.50%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) FATCA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (13.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.50%) HP
2 15 (7.50%) Charles River
3 13 (6.50%) Oracle
4 8 (4.00%) SAP
5 5 (2.50%) Cognizant
6 4 (2.00%) Siebel
7 3 (1.50%) VMware
8 1 (0.50%) Sybase
8 1 (0.50%) BT
8 1 (0.50%) FatWire
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco
8 1 (0.50%) IBM
8 1 (0.50%) Reuters
8 1 (0.50%) Remedy
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