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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 40 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.97% 2.71% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 2.78% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 14
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £34,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
373 539 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 92.56% 97.29% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 323 355 354
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 9 (40.91%) ISEB
4 8 (36.36%) Python
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Selenium
5 7 (31.82%) Test Management
6 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 6 (27.27%) QA
6 6 (27.27%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) SOAP
6 6 (27.27%) UNIX
6 6 (27.27%) Service Management
6 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 6 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
7 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
7 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
7 5 (22.73%) REST
7 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
7 5 (22.73%) SaaS
7 5 (22.73%) TSYS
7 5 (22.73%) Hudson
7 5 (22.73%) Internet
7 5 (22.73%) Flash
7 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (22.73%) ATM
7 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
7 5 (22.73%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) ATM
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 5 (22.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (22.73%) TestNG
2 5 (22.73%) JUnit
2 5 (22.73%) Hudson
2 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 5 (22.73%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) SOAP
2 5 (22.73%) Flash
2 5 (22.73%) Ajax
2 5 (22.73%) REST
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Online Banking
2 4 (18.18%) IVR
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Test Management
2 6 (27.27%) Service Management
2 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Perl
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 9 (40.91%) ISEB
3 6 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
1 5 (22.73%) TSYS
2 3 (13.64%) Cognizant
3 2 (9.09%) HP
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