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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 61 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.35% 1.29% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.37% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
579 658 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.64% 94.54% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 497 555 438
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 +3 8 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 20 (68.97%) Selenium
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) Test Scripting
3 15 (51.72%) Performance Testing
3 15 (51.72%) HTML
3 15 (51.72%) Java
3 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 15 (51.72%) CSS
4 13 (44.83%) C#
4 13 (44.83%) Software Testing
5 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
5 12 (41.38%) .NET
6 11 (37.93%) Firebug
6 11 (37.93%) Security Testing
6 11 (37.93%) Manual Testing
6 11 (37.93%) Functional Testing
7 10 (34.48%) Test Management
7 10 (34.48%) JIRA
7 10 (34.48%) QA
7 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
7 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
7 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
7 10 (34.48%) ISEB
8 8 (27.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (24.14%) Bugzilla
10 6 (20.69%) Python
11 5 (17.24%) SOAP
11 5 (17.24%) Linux
11 5 (17.24%) Perl
11 5 (17.24%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) Selenium
2 11 (37.93%) Firebug
3 10 (34.48%) JIRA
4 7 (24.14%) Bugzilla
5 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
6 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
6 4 (13.79%) Hudson
6 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
6 4 (13.79%) JUnit
6 4 (13.79%) TestNG
7 1 (3.45%) MSTest
7 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) CSS
1 15 (51.72%) HTML
2 12 (41.38%) .NET
3 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) Ajax
4 5 (17.24%) REST
4 5 (17.24%) SOAP
5 4 (13.79%) Flash
5 4 (13.79%) Gherkin
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.45%) CSS3
7 1 (3.45%) DOM
7 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Test Scripting
2 15 (51.72%) Performance Testing
3 13 (44.83%) Software Testing
4 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Functional Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Manual Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Security Testing
6 10 (34.48%) Test Management
7 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Open Source
8 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) MVC
9 2 (6.90%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (6.90%) Time Management
10 1 (3.45%) Data Management
10 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
10 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 15 (51.72%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) C#
4 6 (20.69%) Python
5 5 (17.24%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISEB
1 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 8 (27.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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