The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 52 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.30% 0.80% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 0.82% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 14
Average salary £23,750 £37,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.08% +37.27%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Test Analyst
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
457 366 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 95.41% 97.60% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 382 333 466
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £52,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) QA
2 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (28.57%) Banking
4 6 (28.57%) Test Management
4 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) System Testing
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) Ruby
6 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Online Banking
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (9.52%) ATM
8 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.76%) WATIR
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Sahi
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
2 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Test Management
3 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 5 (23.81%) System Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.52%) Image Processing
8 1 (4.76%) Time Management
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) TSYS
3 1 (4.76%) Cognizant
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