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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 23 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 4.17% 0.81% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 0.85% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
90 118 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 93.75% 95.93% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 64 20
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,250 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (92.86%) ISEB
1 13 (92.86%) ISTQB
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 10 (71.43%) Test Management
4 9 (64.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Selenium
5 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (7.14%) Twitter
6 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
1 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Test Management
2 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) ISEB
1 13 (92.86%) ISTQB
2 9 (64.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter