The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 58 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.88% 1.67% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.74% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 9
Average salary £34,500 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
823 634 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.71% 96.50% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 589 534 658
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the North East region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in the North East

Test Analyst
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +2 16 £34,500 +27.77% 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) UNIX
3 8 (26.67%) Selenium
4 7 (23.33%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (20.00%) QA
6 5 (16.67%) VB
6 5 (16.67%) Linux
6 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 5 (16.67%) Test Management
6 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 5 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.00%) ISEB
8 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) V-Model
9 2 (6.67%) .NET
9 2 (6.67%) MS Office

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 5 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.33%) Firebug
5 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
1 2 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) UNIX
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Test Management
3 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) V-Model
5 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.33%) User Stories
7 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) VB
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) OpenView
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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