The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 133 94 103
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 40 72 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 2.20% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 2.30% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26 50 28
Average salary £33,750 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.94% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,150 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -1.51%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3522 3129 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.70% 95.43% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2304 2069 2077
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 -4 24 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Glasgow -48 11 £35,000 -30.00% 2
West Lothian - 4 £29,000 -
Aberdeen +9 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Dundee - 1 £27,500 -
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UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 37 (37.76%) Finance
2 31 (31.63%) ISTQB
3 29 (29.59%) ISEB
4 25 (25.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (24.49%) Test Scripting
5 24 (24.49%) HP
6 23 (23.47%) SQL
7 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (19.39%) Automated Testing
8 19 (19.39%) QA
8 19 (19.39%) Java
9 17 (17.35%) SOA
9 17 (17.35%) Software Testing
10 16 (16.33%) Performance Testing
10 16 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (15.31%) Test Management
11 15 (15.31%) LoadRunner
12 13 (13.27%) WebSphere
13 12 (12.24%) Scrum
13 12 (12.24%) Degree
13 12 (12.24%) Selenium
13 12 (12.24%) Oracle
13 12 (12.24%) Test Automation
14 11 (11.22%) Web Services
14 11 (11.22%) QuickTest Pro
15 10 (10.20%) Banking
15 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
15 10 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (9.18%) Waterfall
17 8 (8.16%) Retail

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (13.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.02%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.02%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.02%) OLAP
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.02%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.02%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (15.31%) LoadRunner
2 12 (12.24%) Selenium
3 11 (11.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (6.12%) Bugzilla
4 6 (6.12%) JIRA
5 5 (5.10%) FogBugz
5 5 (5.10%) Fiddler
5 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.06%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.06%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.02%) JMeter
7 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.02%) WinRunner
General
1 37 (37.76%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Banking
3 8 (8.16%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) Web Services
2 7 (7.14%) HTML
3 6 (6.12%) XML
4 5 (5.10%) CSS
5 2 (2.04%) SOAP
5 2 (2.04%) .NET
5 2 (2.04%) Middleware
5 2 (2.04%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.02%) RESTful
6 1 (1.02%) HTML5
6 1 (1.02%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.02%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.06%) Statistics
4 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) Open Source
5 1 (1.02%) iSeries
5 1 (1.02%) AS400
5 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) UNIX
2 4 (4.08%) Windows
3 3 (3.06%) Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (24.49%) Test Scripting
3 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (19.39%) Automated Testing
5 17 (17.35%) Software Testing
5 17 (17.35%) SOA
6 16 (16.33%) Performance Testing
7 15 (15.31%) Test Management
8 12 (12.24%) Test Automation
8 12 (12.24%) Scrum
9 9 (9.18%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.12%) V-Model
10 6 (6.12%) Process Improvement
10 6 (6.12%) Test Strategy
10 6 (6.12%) Regression Testing
10 6 (6.12%) Load Testing
11 5 (5.10%) Volume Testing
12 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.08%) Security Testing
12 4 (4.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.47%) SQL
2 19 (19.39%) Java
3 4 (4.08%) VBScript
4 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (1.02%) C
5 1 (1.02%) C#
5 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (31.63%) ISTQB
2 29 (29.59%) ISEB
3 12 (12.24%) Degree
4 10 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.39%) QA
2 5 (5.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.04%) CA LISA
3 1 (1.02%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (24.49%) HP
2 12 (12.24%) Oracle
3 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.10%) IBM
5 3 (3.06%) VMware
5 3 (3.06%) Telerik
5 3 (3.06%) Green Hat
6 2 (2.04%) JBoss
6 2 (2.04%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.02%) Informatica
7 1 (1.02%) Veritas
7 1 (1.02%) Citrix
7 1 (1.02%) Cognos
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