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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 48 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.58% 3.75% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 3.87% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 13
Average salary £34,500 £27,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
528 439 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.24% 96.91% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 365 382 364
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
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 17 September 2014, 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 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (56.00%) Functional Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) UNIX
5 8 (32.00%) Selenium
6 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.00%) C#
8 5 (20.00%) VB
8 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (20.00%) Test Management
8 5 (20.00%) Facilita Forecast
9 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) QA
10 3 (12.00%) V-Model
11 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
11 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
12 1 (4.00%) PHP
12 1 (4.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (20.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (4.00%) Firebug
3 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (56.00%) Functional Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Test Management
5 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.00%) V-Model
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago