Period
to 19 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

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
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 145 160
Rank change year-on-year +20 +15 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 109 86 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.04% 1.49% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.54% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 81 64 27
Scotland median annual salary £36,000 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £39,615
UK median annual salary £39,114 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.30% +7.14% -

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 5,091 5,577 4,489
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.18% 96.49% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3,371 3,818 2,821
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +1.16%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 19 April 2019.

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 6 months to 19 April 2019. 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 +10 77 £36,000 +20.00% 5
West Lothian -6 13 £40,000 -17.53%
Glasgow +29 10 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Fife +1 5 £27,500 -8.33%
Inverclyde - 4 £33,500 - 1
Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 67 (61.47%) Test Automation
2 62 (56.88%) SQL
3 53 (48.62%) Test Scripting
4 45 (41.28%) Selenium
4 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (32.11%) Finance
6 31 (28.44%) QA
6 31 (28.44%) Cucumber
7 30 (27.52%) Java
8 23 (21.10%) Regression Testing
9 22 (20.18%) Gherkin
10 21 (19.27%) Functional Testing
11 20 (18.35%) Protractor
11 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
11 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
12 19 (17.43%) ETL
12 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (17.43%) Test Management
12 19 (17.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (16.51%) BDD
13 18 (16.51%) Visual Studio
13 18 (16.51%) T-SQL
13 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
14 17 (15.60%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (14.68%) System Testing
15 16 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (13.76%) Manual Testing
16 15 (13.76%) Integration Testing

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 5 (4.59%) SAS
2 2 (1.83%) Confluence
2 2 (1.83%) EPiServer
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) JBoss
3 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Oracle ERP
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.75%) SaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Ethernet
1 7 (6.42%) VLAN
2 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (41.28%) Selenium
2 31 (28.44%) Cucumber
3 20 (18.35%) Protractor
4 19 (17.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (16.51%) Visual Studio
6 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (3.67%) JIRA
7 4 (3.67%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.75%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.75%) JUnit
9 2 (1.83%) Appium
9 2 (1.83%) Calabash
9 2 (1.83%) Gatling
9 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.83%) Hudson
9 2 (1.83%) JBehave
9 2 (1.83%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.83%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (32.11%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Banking
2 4 (3.67%) Games
3 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.92%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.18%) Gherkin
2 7 (6.42%) .NET
2 7 (6.42%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.83%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.83%) CGI
3 2 (1.83%) HTML
3 2 (1.83%) REST
3 2 (1.83%) Symfony
4 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.92%) JSON
4 1 (0.92%) LDAP
4 1 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.34%) PMI
3 6 (5.50%) Fintech
4 4 (3.67%) User Experience
5 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.09%) Linux
2 9 (8.26%) Windows
3 7 (6.42%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.67%) Unix
5 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (61.47%) Test Automation
2 53 (48.62%) Test Scripting
3 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (21.10%) Regression Testing
5 21 (19.27%) Functional Testing
6 19 (17.43%) ETL
6 19 (17.43%) Test Management
7 18 (16.51%) BDD
8 17 (15.60%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (14.68%) System Testing
10 15 (13.76%) Integration Testing
10 15 (13.76%) Manual Testing
11 13 (11.93%) Analytics
11 13 (11.93%) Scenario Testing
11 13 (11.93%) Unit Testing
12 11 (10.09%) ERP
12 11 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (10.09%) Test Planning
13 10 (9.17%) ITIL
13 10 (9.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 62 (56.88%) SQL
2 30 (27.52%) Java
3 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.51%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.34%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.42%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.59%) C#
7 5 (4.59%) Python
8 2 (1.83%) C
8 2 (1.83%) PHP
8 2 (1.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) Degree
2 11 (10.09%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.34%) PMI Certification
4 7 (6.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (5.50%) ISEB
6 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (28.44%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.59%) HP ALM
2 5 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.84%) Oracle
3 5 (4.59%) HP
4 2 (1.83%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.92%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.92%) IBM
5 1 (0.92%) Netezza