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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 55 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.44% 1.77% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.81% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 7
Average salary £32,500 £21,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.16% -21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £21,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £21,500 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
391 552 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.76% 97.53% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 336 428 338
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 (58.82%) Banking
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
1 10 (58.82%) Test Management
1 10 (58.82%) Test Planning
2 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) Online Banking
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) Internet
3 7 (41.18%) Process Improvement
4 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
4 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (35.29%) TSYS
4 6 (35.29%) Retail
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (35.29%) ATM
4 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) Retail Banking
5 5 (29.41%) IVR
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) Ruby
7 3 (17.65%) QA
7 3 (17.65%) Selenium
7 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
7 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
7 3 (17.65%) ISEB
7 3 (17.65%) Cognizant
7 3 (17.65%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (11.76%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Internet
2 6 (35.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Sahi
3 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.88%) WATIR
General
1 10 (58.82%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 6 (35.29%) Retail Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
1 1 (5.88%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Online Banking
2 5 (29.41%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Test Management
1 10 (58.82%) Test Planning
2 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) Process Improvement
4 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
6 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Open Source
8 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) TSYS
3 3 (17.65%) Cognizant