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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 126 71 115
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 107 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 3.29% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 3.44% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 82 41
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,250 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +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
2631 3106 3588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.88% 95.54% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1992 2299
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -17 13 £35,000 -
Edinburgh -36 10 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (48.33%) Finance
2 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
5 18 (30.00%) ISEB
5 18 (30.00%) Degree
6 17 (28.33%) Test Automation
7 16 (26.67%) ISTQB
7 16 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (25.00%) SQL
9 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
10 13 (21.67%) Test Scripting
10 13 (21.67%) Retail
11 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 12 (20.00%) QA
11 12 (20.00%) Cucumber
12 11 (18.33%) Gherkin
12 11 (18.33%) Defect Management
13 10 (16.67%) Selenium
14 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
14 9 (15.00%) Banking
14 9 (15.00%) .NET
14 9 (15.00%) HP UFT
15 8 (13.33%) Project Management
15 8 (13.33%) C#
15 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
15 8 (13.33%) Local Government
15 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
15 8 (13.33%) Economics
15 8 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.67%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.67%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (16.67%) Selenium
3 9 (15.00%) HP UFT
4 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (11.67%) SpecFlow
6 4 (6.67%) FitNesse
6 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (48.33%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Retail
3 9 (15.00%) Banking
4 8 (13.33%) Local Government
5 4 (6.67%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Front Office
7 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Gherkin
2 9 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.33%) Economics
2 8 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 8 (13.33%) Physics
2 8 (13.33%) Psychology
3 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.67%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Android
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 17 (28.33%) Test Automation
4 16 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (21.67%) Test Scripting
6 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 11 (18.33%) Defect Management
8 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 8 (13.33%) Operations Research
9 8 (13.33%) Project Management
9 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (11.67%) Regression Testing
11 6 (10.00%) Automation Testing
11 6 (10.00%) Coaching
11 6 (10.00%) Scrum
11 6 (10.00%) SDLC
12 5 (8.33%) Test Management
13 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
13 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Degree
1 18 (30.00%) ISEB
2 16 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 8 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) HP
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) Charles River
Stirling, Stirlingshire
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