The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 149 147
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 7 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.31% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.33% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 25
Scotland median annual salary £33,500 £34,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.59% -0.71%  
10th Percentile £30,100 £33,025 £32,500
90th Percentile £42,700 £38,375 £42,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - -3.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2555 2761 3007
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.50% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6348 5484 7185
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +14 5 £45,000 -
Edinburgh -12 2 £32,000 -7.91% 1
Senior Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) SAP
5 5 (41.67%) MCP
5 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (41.67%) OCP
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (41.67%) SAP Certification
5 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
5 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins

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 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Workload Management
7 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 1 (8.33%) BDD
8 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 1 (8.33%) MVC
8 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) MCP
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) OCP
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (41.67%) SAP Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) SAP
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