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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 104 104 119
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 57 60 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.92% 1.93% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 2.02% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 36
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
2834 2973 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.69% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 1899 2108
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +13 39 £35,000 +2.94% 6
Glasgow +4 37 £35,000 +16.66% 5
West Lothian +7 2 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Aberdeen +13 1 £33,500 +8.06%
Fife - 1 £30,500 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 69 (45.70%) Test Scripting
2 67 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (39.07%) Manual Testing
4 51 (33.77%) ISEB
5 49 (32.45%) Test Automation
6 44 (29.14%) Software Testing
7 42 (27.81%) ISTQB
8 41 (27.15%) Finance
9 38 (25.17%) SQL
10 36 (23.84%) Release Management
11 33 (21.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (21.85%) QA
12 29 (19.21%) Retail
13 26 (17.22%) Selenium
13 26 (17.22%) Automated Testing
14 25 (16.56%) Banking
15 23 (15.23%) Microsoft
15 23 (15.23%) Functional Testing
16 19 (12.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 18 (11.92%) Degree
17 18 (11.92%) Migration
17 18 (11.92%) Java
18 16 (10.60%) Test Strategy
19 15 (9.93%) Apple iOS
19 15 (9.93%) Mobile App
19 15 (9.93%) Oracle
20 14 (9.27%) SQL Server
21 13 (8.61%) Scrum
21 13 (8.61%) Data Migration
21 13 (8.61%) HP Quality Center

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (0.66%) JBoss
1 1 (0.66%) SAS
1 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) ATM
1 3 (1.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) CTI
2 1 (0.66%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.31%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 26 (17.22%) Selenium
2 8 (5.30%) WebDriver
3 7 (4.64%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.99%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.32%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.32%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.66%) JUnit
6 1 (0.66%) Redmine
General
1 41 (27.15%) Finance
2 29 (19.21%) Retail
3 25 (16.56%) Banking
4 6 (3.97%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) Front Office
8 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.30%) XML
2 3 (1.99%) Gherkin
3 2 (1.32%) .NET
4 1 (0.66%) CSS
4 1 (0.66%) Dojo
4 1 (0.66%) EJB
4 1 (0.66%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (0.66%) HTML
4 1 (0.66%) Java EE
4 1 (0.66%) JMS
4 1 (0.66%) jQuery
4 1 (0.66%) JSP
4 1 (0.66%) Servlets
4 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Mobile App
2 13 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.99%) IVR
4 3 (1.99%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.99%) Statistics
5 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.66%) Contactless
6 1 (0.66%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.66%) EMV
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.66%) FMCG
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.93%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.30%) Unix
3 7 (4.64%) Windows
4 1 (0.66%) Linux
4 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.70%) Test Scripting
2 67 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (39.07%) Manual Testing
4 49 (32.45%) Test Automation
5 44 (29.14%) Software Testing
6 36 (23.84%) Release Management
7 33 (21.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (17.22%) Automated Testing
9 23 (15.23%) Functional Testing
10 18 (11.92%) Migration
11 16 (10.60%) Test Strategy
12 13 (8.61%) Data Migration
12 13 (8.61%) Scrum
13 12 (7.95%) Defect Management
14 10 (6.62%) Validation
15 9 (5.96%) Performance Testing
16 8 (5.30%) Data Analysis
16 8 (5.30%) Test Management
17 7 (4.64%) System Testing
17 7 (4.64%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.17%) SQL
2 18 (11.92%) Java
3 7 (4.64%) C#
4 6 (3.97%) Python
5 1 (0.66%) C
5 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.66%) Perl
5 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (33.77%) ISEB
2 42 (27.81%) ISTQB
3 19 (12.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (11.92%) Degree
5 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) MCP
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.66%) OCP
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.66%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (21.85%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) Basel II
3 1 (0.66%) FATCA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 7816
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (8.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.93%) Oracle
3 7 (4.64%) HP
4 2 (1.32%) Siebel
5 1 (0.66%) Charles River
5 1 (0.66%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.66%) Genesys
5 1 (0.66%) Informatica
5 1 (0.66%) Pega
5 1 (0.66%) SAP
5 1 (0.66%) Teradata
5 1 (0.66%) Verint
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