Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 208 196
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 13 6 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.12% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.12% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 75
Scotland median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +14.29% -18.60%
10th Percentile £30,525 £36,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £41,375 £43,250 £37,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5454 4995 6058
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.93% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3495 3103 3893
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,738 £27,025 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Scotland

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Analyst in Scotland

Senior Test Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 9 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Glasgow -10 4 - - 1
Dundee - 1 £37,500 -
Senior Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 7 (53.85%) Defect Management
4 6 (46.15%) Scenario Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (38.46%) QA
5 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) SAP
5 5 (38.46%) MCP
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) OCP
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (38.46%) SAP Certification
5 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
5 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
6 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (15.38%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) JMeter
3 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Defect Management
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Scenario Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
5 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
7 3 (23.08%) System Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Test Management
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
8 2 (15.38%) BDD
8 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
8 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
8 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) MCP
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) OCP
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (38.46%) SAP Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) SAP