The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 47 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 15 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.69% 2.77% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 2.91% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 4
Average salary £34,500 £27,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.45% -13.38%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
538 413 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 96.42% 95.38% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 370 342 373
Average salary £32,500 £38,625 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.85% +0.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
Tyne and Wear

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 29 July 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 12 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 5 (23.81%) Selenium
4 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) VB
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 3 (14.29%) Facilita Forecast
5 3 (14.29%) V-Model
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) QA
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) ISEB
6 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (9.52%) Finance
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
3 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (14.29%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (4.76%) Firebug
4 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
4 1 (4.76%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
2 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
3 3 (14.29%) V-Model
4 2 (9.52%) Test Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) OpenView
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
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Gem Partnership
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 15 days ago
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Accenture
Salary: £26,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago