Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £30,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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

Test Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 105 59
Rank change year-on-year +8 -46 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 53 42 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.12% 1.66% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.76% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25 49 71
Edinburgh median annual salary £30,500 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.69% -8.57% -
10th Percentile £28,100 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £39,358 £37,500 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £31,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.13% -8.57% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2382 2385 2708
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 94.34% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1478 1698
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +4.94%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Edinburgh

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (64.15%) ISTQB
1 34 (64.15%) Test Scripting
2 30 (56.60%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (56.60%) Defect Management
3 26 (49.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (41.51%) Software Testing
5 21 (39.62%) HP
6 19 (35.85%) V-Model
7 18 (33.96%) HP UFT
7 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (30.19%) Test Automation
9 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (26.42%) Finance
10 14 (26.42%) Scenario Testing
11 13 (24.53%) Test Strategy
12 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
12 12 (22.64%) Test Management
12 12 (22.64%) Selenium
12 12 (22.64%) Degree
13 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (18.87%) Cognizant
14 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
14 10 (18.87%) Integration Testing
14 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
14 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
14 10 (18.87%) SDLC
15 9 (16.98%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (16.98%) SpecFlow
15 9 (16.98%) Gherkin
15 9 (16.98%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) HP UFT
2 12 (22.64%) Selenium
3 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
4 9 (16.98%) SpecFlow
5 8 (15.09%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Back Office
3 3 (5.66%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Test Scripting
2 30 (56.60%) Defect Management
3 26 (49.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (41.51%) Software Testing
5 19 (35.85%) V-Model
6 16 (30.19%) Test Automation
7 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (26.42%) Scenario Testing
9 13 (24.53%) Test Strategy
10 12 (22.64%) Test Management
11 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (18.87%) Integration Testing
12 10 (18.87%) SDLC
12 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
13 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
14 3 (5.66%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 3 (5.66%) Scrum
14 3 (5.66%) Workload Management
15 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
15 2 (3.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (64.15%) ISTQB
2 12 (22.64%) Degree
3 9 (16.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (7.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 30 (56.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) HP
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.87%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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