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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 88 117 129
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 73 60 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.33% 1.52% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 1.60% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 48 35 18
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -19.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,700 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £46,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
2948 3745 2923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.01% 95.00% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1837 2436 1704
Average salary £42,926 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +22 43 £38,000 +7.04% 10
Glasgow +8 18 £28,750 -23.33% 3
West Lothian - 7 £40,000 - 1
Stirling -2 3 £35,000 -
Aberdeen +21 2 £33,000 -5.71%
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 66 (50.38%) Finance
2 52 (39.69%) ISEB
3 50 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (37.40%) ISTQB
5 46 (35.11%) SQL
6 31 (23.66%) Software Testing
7 29 (22.14%) Test Scripting
8 27 (20.61%) Manual Testing
8 27 (20.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (19.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 25 (19.08%) HP
11 23 (17.56%) QA
12 21 (16.03%) Selenium
12 21 (16.03%) Test Management
12 21 (16.03%) Test Automation
13 20 (15.27%) HP Quality Center
14 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
14 15 (11.45%) Banking
15 14 (10.69%) Cucumber
16 13 (9.92%) V-Model
16 13 (9.92%) Test Strategy
16 13 (9.92%) QuickTest Pro
16 13 (9.92%) Automated Testing
17 12 (9.16%) Performance Testing
17 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (8.40%) C#
19 10 (7.63%) Security Testing
19 10 (7.63%) JIRA
19 10 (7.63%) Investment Management
19 10 (7.63%) Waterfall

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (5.34%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.05%) IIS
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.53%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.76%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.76%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) ATM
1 1 (0.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.76%) DB2
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (16.03%) Selenium
2 14 (10.69%) Cucumber
3 13 (9.92%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (7.63%) JIRA
5 9 (6.87%) LoadRunner
6 7 (5.34%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.05%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.29%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.53%) MSTest
9 2 (1.53%) JUnit
10 1 (0.76%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.76%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.76%) Behat
General
1 66 (50.38%) Finance
2 15 (11.45%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Retail
4 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.58%) XML
2 5 (3.82%) .NET
3 4 (3.05%) HTML
3 4 (3.05%) Web Services
3 4 (3.05%) HTML5
3 4 (3.05%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.53%) CSS
5 2 (1.53%) Ajax
5 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.53%) jQuery
5 2 (1.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.58%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.82%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.05%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.34%) Linux
2 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.29%) Windows
3 2 (1.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.66%) Software Testing
3 29 (22.14%) Test Scripting
4 27 (20.61%) Manual Testing
4 27 (20.61%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (16.03%) Test Automation
5 21 (16.03%) Test Management
6 13 (9.92%) Test Strategy
6 13 (9.92%) V-Model
6 13 (9.92%) Automated Testing
7 12 (9.16%) Performance Testing
8 10 (7.63%) Security Testing
8 10 (7.63%) Investment Management
8 10 (7.63%) Waterfall
8 10 (7.63%) BDD
9 9 (6.87%) Asset Management
10 8 (6.11%) SOA
10 8 (6.11%) User Stories
10 8 (6.11%) Test Planning
11 7 (5.34%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.11%) SQL
2 11 (8.40%) C#
3 9 (6.87%) Java
3 9 (6.87%) Perl
4 4 (3.05%) XPath
5 3 (2.29%) Python
6 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.53%) Ruby
7 1 (0.76%) JCL
7 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (39.69%) ISEB
2 49 (37.40%) ISTQB
3 26 (19.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (6.87%) Degree
5 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.56%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) FATCA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 20 (15.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 25 (19.08%) HP
2 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.58%) Charles River
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle
4 3 (2.29%) SAP
5 2 (1.53%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.53%) Telerik
5 2 (1.53%) Twitter
6 1 (0.76%) Green Hat
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) BMC
6 1 (0.76%) Informatica
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