Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Test Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 136 134
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 9 2 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.087% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.092% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 59
Edinburgh median annual salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.25% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £30,100 £36,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £40,700 £43,250 £37,500
Scotland median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.25% +14.29% -18.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2604 2179 2923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.32% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1430 1870
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,325 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Senior Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Scenario Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) OCP
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (55.56%) SAP Certification
3 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
3 5 (55.56%) LoadRunner
3 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) SAP
3 5 (55.56%) MCP
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 4 (44.44%) Exploratory Testing

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (55.56%) LoadRunner
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
1 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Scenario Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Exploratory Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) MCP
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) OCP
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (55.56%) SAP Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) SAP