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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 101 93 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 66 60 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.77% 1.94% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.05% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 22
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £29,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
3542 2925 2956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 94.54% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2278 1926 2047
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 +8 33 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Glasgow -26 21 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Stirling - 9 £35,000 - 1
Aberdeen +10 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Dundee - 1 £27,500 -
Midlothian - 1 £34,000 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 44 (40.00%) Finance
2 38 (34.55%) ISTQB
3 34 (30.91%) HP
3 34 (30.91%) ISEB
4 30 (27.27%) SQL
4 30 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (24.55%) Java
6 23 (20.91%) Performance Testing
6 23 (20.91%) Test Scripting
7 21 (19.09%) SOA
7 21 (19.09%) HP Quality Center
8 19 (17.27%) Automated Testing
9 18 (16.36%) Software Testing
9 18 (16.36%) QA
9 18 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (15.45%) Test Strategy
10 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (15.45%) LoadRunner
11 16 (14.55%) WebSphere
12 15 (13.64%) Degree
13 14 (12.73%) Test Management
14 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
15 11 (10.00%) Selenium
15 11 (10.00%) Test Automation
16 10 (9.09%) Scrum
16 10 (9.09%) Web Services
17 9 (8.18%) Linux
17 9 (8.18%) Oracle
17 9 (8.18%) QuickTest Pro
17 9 (8.18%) Regression Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 16 (14.55%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.55%) IIS
2 5 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.91%) Jetty
3 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
1 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.64%) MySQL
4 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.91%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.91%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) OLAP
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) LoadRunner
2 11 (10.00%) Selenium
3 9 (8.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 5 (4.55%) JIRA
6 4 (3.64%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.73%) FogBugz
7 3 (2.73%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.73%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.82%) JUnit
8 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.91%) JMeter
9 1 (0.91%) Subversion
9 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.91%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.91%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Banking
2 8 (7.27%) Retail
3 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.82%) Back Office
3 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.09%) Web Services
2 5 (4.55%) HTML
3 4 (3.64%) .NET
3 4 (3.64%) SOAP
3 4 (3.64%) XML
4 3 (2.73%) CSS
5 2 (1.82%) Middleware
5 2 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.91%) RESTful
6 1 (0.91%) HTML5
6 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.64%) Statistics
3 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) iSeries
5 1 (0.91%) Open Source
5 1 (0.91%) Social Media
5 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.91%) EPoS
5 1 (0.91%) Firmware
5 1 (0.91%) AS400
5 1 (0.91%) Derivative
5 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.18%) Linux
2 6 (5.45%) Windows
3 5 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (20.91%) Performance Testing
2 23 (20.91%) Test Scripting
3 21 (19.09%) SOA
4 19 (17.27%) Automated Testing
5 18 (16.36%) Software Testing
6 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (15.45%) Test Strategy
7 14 (12.73%) Test Management
8 11 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.09%) Scrum
10 9 (8.18%) Regression Testing
10 9 (8.18%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.36%) OO
11 7 (6.36%) Load Testing
12 6 (5.45%) Integration Testing
12 6 (5.45%) BDD
12 6 (5.45%) Automation Testing
13 5 (4.55%) Process Improvement
13 5 (4.55%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.27%) SQL
2 27 (24.55%) Java
3 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.64%) Perl
4 3 (2.73%) C#
4 3 (2.73%) C++
4 3 (2.73%) VBScript
5 2 (1.82%) Python
5 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.91%) Ruby
6 1 (0.91%) VB
6 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (34.55%) ISTQB
2 34 (30.91%) ISEB
3 18 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (13.64%) Degree
5 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.36%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (19.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.82%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 34 (30.91%) HP
2 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.18%) Oracle
4 4 (3.64%) IBM
5 3 (2.73%) Green Hat
6 2 (1.82%) VMware
6 2 (1.82%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.91%) Informatica
7 1 (0.91%) SAP
7 1 (0.91%) JBoss
7 1 (0.91%) Cognos
7 1 (0.91%) Telerik
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