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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 125 64 139
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 114 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 3.61% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 3.78% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 80 26
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,450 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
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
2782 3016 3596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.26% 95.44% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1937 2362
Median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow -27 19 £33,750 -3.57% 3
Edinburgh -44 14 £34,000 -2.85%
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 33 (45.21%) Finance
2 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.88%) SQL
4 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
4 22 (30.14%) Software Testing
5 21 (28.77%) Test Automation
6 20 (27.40%) ISEB
7 19 (26.03%) Degree
8 18 (24.66%) ISTQB
9 17 (23.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (21.92%) Test Scripting
10 16 (21.92%) Retail
11 15 (20.55%) Manual Testing
12 14 (19.18%) Computer Science
13 13 (17.81%) QA
13 13 (17.81%) Selenium
13 13 (17.81%) Cucumber
14 12 (16.44%) Gherkin
14 12 (16.44%) Banking
15 11 (15.07%) C#
15 11 (15.07%) Mentoring
15 11 (15.07%) Defect Management
16 10 (13.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (13.70%) .NET
17 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (10.96%) Operations Research
18 8 (10.96%) Local Government
18 8 (10.96%) Mathematics
18 8 (10.96%) Physics
18 8 (10.96%) Psychology

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:

Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.74%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.37%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Cucumber
1 13 (17.81%) Selenium
2 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.96%) HP UFT
4 6 (8.22%) SpecFlow
5 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.48%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.74%) JIRA
8 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (45.21%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) Retail
3 12 (16.44%) Banking
4 8 (10.96%) Local Government
5 5 (6.85%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.11%) Front Office
7 2 (2.74%) Billing
8 1 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) Gherkin
2 10 (13.70%) .NET
3 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.11%) HTML
3 3 (4.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.96%) Economics
2 8 (10.96%) Mathematics
2 8 (10.96%) Physics
2 8 (10.96%) Psychology
3 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Unix
2 4 (5.48%) Android
2 4 (5.48%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.14%) Software Testing
3 21 (28.77%) Test Automation
4 17 (23.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (21.92%) Test Scripting
6 15 (20.55%) Manual Testing
7 11 (15.07%) Defect Management
7 11 (15.07%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.96%) Business Analysis
8 8 (10.96%) Operations Research
8 8 (10.96%) Project Management
8 8 (10.96%) Scrum
8 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.59%) Automation Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Coaching
9 7 (9.59%) Regression Testing
9 7 (9.59%) SDLC
10 6 (8.22%) Automated Testing
11 5 (6.85%) Test Management
11 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.88%) SQL
2 11 (15.07%) C#
3 4 (5.48%) Java
3 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.11%) Perl
5 2 (2.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (27.40%) ISEB
2 19 (26.03%) Degree
3 18 (24.66%) ISTQB
4 10 (13.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) HP
4 3 (4.11%) Citrix
5 2 (2.74%) Charles River
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