The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 20 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 5.41% - 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% - 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling 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
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
143 28 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 96.62% 100.00% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 89 9 89
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £68,700
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 Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Stirling region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Stirling

Test Analyst
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 8 (88.89%) ISEB
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (55.56%) Test Management
5 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) VB
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISEB
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle