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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 60 136 88
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 113 40 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.59% 1.07% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 1.13% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 80 27 49
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +2.30%
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
2947 3538 3144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.59% 94.73% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1908 2325 2080
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +41 67 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Glasgow +42 41 £35,000 - 5
West Lothian -3 7 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Stirling - 5 £35,000 -
Dundee -4 2 £30,000 +9.09%
Aberdeen +19 1 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 97 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (47.31%) Finance
3 63 (33.87%) Test Scripting
4 60 (32.26%) ISTQB
4 60 (32.26%) SQL
5 52 (27.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 51 (27.42%) Software Testing
7 45 (24.19%) ISEB
7 45 (24.19%) Manual Testing
8 38 (20.43%) Test Automation
9 32 (17.20%) Automated Testing
10 31 (16.67%) QA
11 30 (16.13%) Computer Science
12 28 (15.05%) Degree
12 28 (15.05%) Banking
12 28 (15.05%) Microsoft
13 27 (14.52%) Performance Testing
14 26 (13.98%) SQL Server
15 25 (13.44%) Selenium
15 25 (13.44%) HP Quality Center
16 23 (12.37%) Asset Management
17 20 (10.75%) Perl
17 20 (10.75%) Security Testing
18 19 (10.22%) Release Management
18 19 (10.22%) V-Model
18 19 (10.22%) SDLC
19 18 (9.68%) Test Planning
19 18 (9.68%) Test Strategy
19 18 (9.68%) HP
20 17 (9.14%) HP UFT

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 12 (6.45%) IIS
2 5 (2.69%) JBoss
2 5 (2.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.54%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.61%) MS Office
4 1 (0.54%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.54%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 13 (6.99%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.15%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.61%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.54%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.54%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.69%) CTI
2 4 (2.15%) FTP
2 4 (2.15%) Internet
2 4 (2.15%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.91%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.84%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (13.44%) Selenium
2 17 (9.14%) HP UFT
3 15 (8.06%) Cucumber
4 13 (6.99%) JIRA
5 12 (6.45%) LoadRunner
6 8 (4.30%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.76%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.15%) JMeter
9 2 (1.08%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.08%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.08%) MSTest
10 1 (0.54%) Behat
10 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.54%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.54%) JUnit
10 1 (0.54%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 88 (47.31%) Finance
2 28 (15.05%) Banking
3 9 (4.84%) Retail
4 6 (3.23%) Front Office
4 6 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.15%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.45%) Web Services
2 9 (4.84%) Gherkin
3 7 (3.76%) HTML
4 6 (3.23%) CSS
5 5 (2.69%) jQuery
5 5 (2.69%) EJB 3.0
5 5 (2.69%) Dojo
5 5 (2.69%) JMS
5 5 (2.69%) JSP
5 5 (2.69%) Servlets
5 5 (2.69%) EJB
5 5 (2.69%) Java EE
6 1 (0.54%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.54%) HTML5
6 1 (0.54%) WF
6 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.91%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.30%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.15%) IVR
4 4 (2.15%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.54%) Derivative
5 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.84%) Linux
2 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.61%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.61%) UNIX
2 3 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (33.87%) Test Scripting
3 52 (27.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 51 (27.42%) Software Testing
5 45 (24.19%) Manual Testing
6 38 (20.43%) Test Automation
7 32 (17.20%) Automated Testing
8 27 (14.52%) Performance Testing
9 23 (12.37%) Asset Management
10 20 (10.75%) Security Testing
11 19 (10.22%) Release Management
11 19 (10.22%) V-Model
11 19 (10.22%) SDLC
12 18 (9.68%) Test Planning
12 18 (9.68%) Test Strategy
13 17 (9.14%) Waterfall
14 16 (8.60%) System Testing
14 16 (8.60%) Test Management
15 15 (8.06%) BDD
16 14 (7.53%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (32.26%) SQL
2 20 (10.75%) Perl
3 17 (9.14%) C#
4 15 (8.06%) Python
5 9 (4.84%) Java
6 7 (3.76%) Ruby
7 5 (2.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (32.26%) ISTQB
2 45 (24.19%) ISEB
3 28 (15.05%) Degree
4 14 (7.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.69%) CSQA
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.54%) CCNA
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.54%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (2.15%) FATCA
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (13.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.68%) HP
3 13 (6.99%) Charles River
4 11 (5.91%) Oracle
5 7 (3.76%) SAP
6 5 (2.69%) Cognizant
7 4 (2.15%) Siebel
8 2 (1.08%) VMware
9 1 (0.54%) Remedy
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco
9 1 (0.54%) IBM
9 1 (0.54%) Reuters
9 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.54%) Sybase
9 1 (0.54%) FatWire
9 1 (0.54%) BT
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