Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 November 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 120 71
Rank change year-on-year -11 -49 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 19 17 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.83% 0.79% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.82% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 105
Glasgow median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -4.11%
10th Percentile £29,300 £31,175 £31,750
90th Percentile £48,000 £37,500 £39,000
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2197 2074 2473
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.47% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1154 1595
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.10% +1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,250 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Glasgow

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Glasgow

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Glasgow region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (73.68%) Test Automation
1 14 (73.68%) Scenario Testing
2 13 (68.42%) Banking
3 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
4 10 (52.63%) Selenium
4 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
4 10 (52.63%) Defect Management
4 10 (52.63%) Functional Testing
5 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (47.37%) Cognizant
6 7 (36.84%) IBM
6 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
6 7 (36.84%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (36.84%) Appium
7 6 (31.58%) JIRA
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
8 5 (26.32%) HP
8 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
9 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) Unix
9 4 (21.05%) Toad
9 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) Avaloq
10 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (10.53%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
2 7 (36.84%) Appium
2 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
3 6 (31.58%) JIRA
4 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
5 4 (21.05%) Toad
6 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
7 2 (10.53%) JMeter
7 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
7 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
7 2 (10.53%) Zephyr
8 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
8 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (68.42%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.53%) Derivative
3 2 (10.53%) Equities
3 2 (10.53%) Fixed Income
3 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (73.68%) Scenario Testing
1 14 (73.68%) Test Automation
2 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
3 10 (52.63%) Defect Management
3 10 (52.63%) Functional Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Cash Management
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Test Management
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
2 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) OCP
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cognizant
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 5 (26.32%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) Avaloq
5 2 (10.53%) Calypso
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Murex
5 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.26%) SAP