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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 71 128 103
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 94 45 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.16% 1.18% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 1.24% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 61 33 33
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.42%
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
2767 3621 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.13% 94.82% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 2369 1854
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +48 56 £38,000 -2.56% 13
Glasgow +16 27 £30,000 -14.28% 3
West Lothian +1 6 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Stirling 0 4 £35,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 87 (54.38%) Finance
2 71 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (35.63%) SQL
4 54 (33.75%) ISEB
5 53 (33.13%) ISTQB
6 44 (27.50%) Software Testing
7 37 (23.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 37 (23.13%) Test Scripting
8 33 (20.63%) Manual Testing
9 31 (19.38%) Test Automation
10 29 (18.13%) Selenium
11 28 (17.50%) QA
12 25 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
12 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 24 (15.00%) Automated Testing
13 24 (15.00%) Banking
14 22 (13.75%) HP
14 22 (13.75%) Performance Testing
15 21 (13.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 21 (13.13%) SQL Server
16 20 (12.50%) SDLC
17 19 (11.88%) Test Management
17 19 (11.88%) QuickTest Pro
18 18 (11.25%) Cucumber
19 17 (10.63%) Test Planning
20 16 (10.00%) V-Model
21 15 (9.38%) Test Strategy
22 14 (8.75%) LoadRunner
22 14 (8.75%) C#
22 14 (8.75%) Asset Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (5.63%) IIS
2 5 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.63%) Documentum
3 1 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (7.50%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.50%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.88%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.63%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) ATM
2 2 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) CTI
3 1 (0.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (18.13%) Selenium
2 19 (11.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (11.25%) Cucumber
4 14 (8.75%) LoadRunner
4 14 (8.75%) JIRA
5 9 (5.63%) WebDriver
6 6 (3.75%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.50%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.25%) JMeter
8 2 (1.25%) JUnit
8 2 (1.25%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.25%) MSTest
9 1 (0.63%) Behat
9 1 (0.63%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.63%) SilkPerformer
General
1 87 (54.38%) Finance
2 24 (15.00%) Banking
3 9 (5.63%) Retail
4 6 (3.75%) Front Office
5 4 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.88%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.63%) Web Services
2 8 (5.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (3.75%) XML
4 5 (3.13%) HTML
5 4 (2.50%) .NET
5 4 (2.50%) HTML5
6 3 (1.88%) jQuery
6 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.88%) CSS
7 2 (1.25%) Ajax
7 2 (1.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.25%) CSS3
8 1 (0.63%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.63%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (0.63%) Dojo
8 1 (0.63%) JMS
8 1 (0.63%) JSP
8 1 (0.63%) Servlets
8 1 (0.63%) EJB
8 1 (0.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.50%) Computer Science
1 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.63%) N-Tier
3 7 (4.38%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.25%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.25%) IVR
5 2 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Statistics
6 1 (0.63%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.63%) Linux
2 4 (2.50%) Windows
2 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (27.50%) Software Testing
3 37 (23.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 37 (23.13%) Test Scripting
4 33 (20.63%) Manual Testing
5 31 (19.38%) Test Automation
6 24 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 22 (13.75%) Performance Testing
8 20 (12.50%) SDLC
9 19 (11.88%) Test Management
10 17 (10.63%) Test Planning
11 16 (10.00%) V-Model
12 15 (9.38%) Test Strategy
13 14 (8.75%) Asset Management
13 14 (8.75%) Security Testing
14 13 (8.13%) System Testing
14 13 (8.13%) Investment Management
14 13 (8.13%) Waterfall
15 12 (7.50%) BDD
16 10 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 57 (35.63%) SQL
2 14 (8.75%) C#
3 11 (6.88%) Perl
4 6 (3.75%) Python
4 6 (3.75%) Java
5 4 (2.50%) XPath
6 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.63%) JCL
7 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (33.75%) ISEB
2 53 (33.13%) ISTQB
3 21 (13.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (8.13%) Degree
5 8 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.13%) CSQA
7 2 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.63%) CCNA
8 1 (0.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.50%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) FATCA
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 25 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.75%) HP
3 12 (7.50%) Charles River
4 6 (3.75%) Oracle
5 3 (1.88%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.25%) Telerik
6 2 (1.25%) Siebel
6 2 (1.25%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.25%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.25%) Twitter
7 1 (0.63%) Remedy
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco
7 1 (0.63%) Informatica
7 1 (0.63%) BMC
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) FatWire
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