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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 124 68 130
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 37 92 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 3.02% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 3.16% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27 61 32
Median salary £27,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,438 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.46% +2.94%
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
2717 2911 3701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.47% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1644 1836 2429
Median salary £45,000 £42,926 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Edinburgh -25 25 £27,500 -27.63% 2
Glasgow -23 20 £27,250 -9.16% 5
Fife - 1 £27,000 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 38 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.23%) SQL
3 30 (34.09%) Finance
4 26 (29.55%) ISEB
4 26 (29.55%) Manual Testing
4 26 (29.55%) Test Automation
5 24 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 24 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 24 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 23 (26.14%) Degree
7 21 (23.86%) Retail
8 19 (21.59%) Banking
9 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
10 15 (17.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (15.91%) Release Management
11 14 (15.91%) Computer Science
12 13 (14.77%) Selenium
12 13 (14.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (13.64%) QA
13 12 (13.64%) Automated Testing
14 10 (11.36%) Project Management
14 10 (11.36%) C#
14 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
14 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
15 9 (10.23%) Defect Management
15 9 (10.23%) Oracle
15 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
15 9 (10.23%) Migration
15 9 (10.23%) Data Migration
15 9 (10.23%) HP Quality Center

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 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.14%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Selenium
2 7 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.55%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.27%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.27%) JIRA
5 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.27%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 30 (34.09%) Finance
2 21 (23.86%) Retail
3 19 (21.59%) Banking
4 8 (9.09%) Local Government
4 8 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Front Office
6 2 (2.27%) Billing
6 2 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.14%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) .NET
1 6 (6.82%) XML
2 5 (5.68%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.09%) Economics
2 8 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 8 (9.09%) Physics
2 8 (9.09%) Psychology
3 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.27%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.27%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Statistics
5 1 (1.14%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Unix
2 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.27%) Android
3 2 (2.27%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.55%) Manual Testing
2 26 (29.55%) Test Automation
3 24 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 24 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 15 (17.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (15.91%) Release Management
6 12 (13.64%) Automated Testing
7 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 10 (11.36%) Project Management
8 9 (10.23%) Data Migration
8 9 (10.23%) Defect Management
8 9 (10.23%) Migration
8 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
9 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 8 (9.09%) Operations Research
9 8 (9.09%) Scrum
9 8 (9.09%) Validation
10 7 (7.95%) Automation Testing
11 6 (6.82%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.23%) SQL
2 10 (11.36%) C#
3 6 (6.82%) Java
4 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.41%) Perl
6 2 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) ISEB
2 24 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 23 (26.14%) Degree
4 13 (14.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) Basel II
2 2 (2.27%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle
3 3 (3.41%) HP
4 2 (2.27%) Charles River
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