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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 49 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.51% 2.87% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 2.98% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 12
Average salary £32,851 £34,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.78% +25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,210 £26,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £34,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
377 537 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.72% 96.41% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 315 361 353
Average salary £37,438 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.19% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 3 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 11 (47.83%) SQL
1 11 (47.83%) Test Management
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
3 9 (39.13%) ISEB
3 9 (39.13%) Test Planning
4 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Online Banking
5 7 (30.43%) Internet
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) Process Improvement
5 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
6 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
6 6 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (26.09%) TSYS
6 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (26.09%) ATM
6 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
6 6 (26.09%) Service Management
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (26.09%) Retail Banking
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Retail
7 5 (21.74%) IVR
8 4 (17.39%) Cognizant
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
9 3 (13.04%) QA
9 3 (13.04%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 2 (8.70%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Internet
2 6 (26.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
1 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
2 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) WATIR
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Sahi
General
1 10 (43.48%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 6 (26.09%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) RESTful
1 1 (4.35%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Online Banking
2 5 (21.74%) IVR
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Test Management
2 9 (39.13%) Test Planning
3 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 7 (30.43%) Process Improvement
4 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
5 6 (26.09%) Service Management
5 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.35%) BDD
9 1 (4.35%) Open Source
9 1 (4.35%) Time Management
9 1 (4.35%) V-Model
9 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISEB
1 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) TSYS
3 4 (17.39%) Cognizant
4 2 (8.70%) HP