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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 64 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.29% 1.94% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.02% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 12
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £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
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
753 792 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.80% 96.00% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 638 580 551
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015. 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 0 15 £40,250 +16.66%
Durham -17 2 £30,000 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
1 14 (37.84%) Test Management
2 11 (29.73%) ISEB
2 11 (29.73%) Banking
3 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
3 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
3 10 (27.03%) Test Planning
4 9 (24.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
6 7 (18.92%) Process Improvement
6 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
6 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Online Banking
6 7 (18.92%) Internet
6 7 (18.92%) Oracle
7 6 (16.22%) ATM
7 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
7 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (16.22%) Service Management
7 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (16.22%) Retail Banking
7 6 (16.22%) Retail
7 6 (16.22%) TSYS
7 6 (16.22%) QA
8 5 (13.51%) Selenium
8 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) Node.js
2 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Internet
2 6 (16.22%) ATM
3 2 (5.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.41%) WATIR
4 1 (2.70%) MSTest
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) Sahi
4 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.70%) Firebug
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 11 (29.73%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
2 6 (16.22%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) DOM
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) Gearman
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Online Banking
2 5 (13.51%) IVR
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) PMI
4 1 (2.70%) W3C
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Test Management
2 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
2 10 (27.03%) Test Planning
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
5 7 (18.92%) Process Improvement
5 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
5 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Service Management
6 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
8 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.11%) TDD
9 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
9 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
9 3 (8.11%) SDLC
10 2 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (5.41%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) Ruby
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) C
5 2 (5.41%) Clojure
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
2 11 (29.73%) ISEB
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
3 9 (24.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) TSYS
3 4 (10.81%) Cognizant
4 2 (5.41%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft