The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Test Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 129 66
Rank change year-on-year +17 -63  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 37 36 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.40% 1.26% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.30% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 69
Median salary £33,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,356 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.55% -1.47%  

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 2491 2770 2990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.62% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1594 1899
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,675
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Scotland

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Scotland

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Scotland

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 Test Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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
Edinburgh +3 28 £33,000 +24.52% 10
Glasgow -5 6 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Fife +6 2 £27,500 +1.85%
Highlands - 1 £42,500 -
Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Scotland region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (59.32%) ISTQB
2 32 (54.24%) Test Scripting
2 32 (54.24%) Defect Management
3 25 (42.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (42.37%) Test Automation
4 24 (40.68%) Software Testing
5 23 (38.98%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (37.29%) HP UFT
7 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (33.90%) Selenium
8 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
8 20 (33.90%) HP
9 18 (30.51%) Scenario Testing
10 17 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (28.81%) Test Strategy
11 16 (27.12%) Finance
12 14 (23.73%) Cucumber
13 13 (22.03%) Gherkin
13 13 (22.03%) SQL
14 12 (20.34%) Degree
14 12 (20.34%) V-Model
15 11 (18.64%) Test Management
16 10 (16.95%) Integration Testing
16 10 (16.95%) Waterfall
16 10 (16.95%) SDLC
16 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (15.25%) Cognizant
17 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
17 9 (15.25%) Windows
17 9 (15.25%) Computer Science Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) HP UFT
2 20 (33.90%) Selenium
3 14 (23.73%) Cucumber
4 9 (15.25%) SpecFlow
5 6 (10.17%) FitNesse
6 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.47%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Back Office
4 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) CSS
2 2 (3.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.69%) jQuery
3 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) APACS
3 2 (3.39%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Defect Management
1 32 (54.24%) Test Scripting
2 25 (42.37%) Test Automation
2 25 (42.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (40.68%) Software Testing
4 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (30.51%) Scenario Testing
6 17 (28.81%) Test Strategy
7 12 (20.34%) V-Model
8 11 (18.64%) Test Management
9 10 (16.95%) Integration Testing
9 10 (16.95%) SDLC
9 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (16.95%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.17%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) C#
2 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.08%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) C
4 2 (3.39%) C++
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.39%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (59.32%) ISTQB
2 12 (20.34%) Degree
3 9 (15.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (13.56%) ISEB
5 5 (8.47%) MCP
5 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.47%) OCP
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (8.47%) SAP Certification
5 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (38.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) HP
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Cognizant
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle
4 7 (11.86%) SAP
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