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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 69 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.88% 2.41% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.50% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 7
Average salary £30,000 £23,750 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -8.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £21,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +2.94%
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
719 759 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.64% 96.32% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 626 639 614
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016. 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 -5 13 £30,000 +26.31% 4
Durham - 1 - - 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (56.52%) Test Scripting
2 9 (39.13%) Selenium
3 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
4 7 (30.43%) QA
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
5 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
5 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
6 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
7 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
7 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.04%) Java
8 3 (13.04%) ISEB
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.04%) Time Management
8 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
9 2 (8.70%) Test Management
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ATM
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Selenium
2 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
3 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.35%) Firebug
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) IVR
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Test Scripting
2 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Open Source
5 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.04%) Time Management
8 2 (8.70%) BDD
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (8.70%) Test Management
8 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.35%) TSYS
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,500 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago