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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 23 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 2.97% 5.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 5.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
98 158 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 97.03% 96.34% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 104 13
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Finance

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree