The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North East region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 76 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.75% 3.01% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 3.16% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 7
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +4.61%
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
754 729 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.01% 95.54% 98.43%
Number of salaries quoted 673 618 588
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -21 6 £35,000 - 3
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium
3 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
4 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) ATDD
4 6 (37.50%) Functional Programming
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
7 3 (18.75%) QA
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 2 (12.50%) Coaching

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) ATM
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) IVR
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 6 (37.50%) ATDD
3 6 (37.50%) Functional Programming
3 6 (37.50%) OO
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Test Management
8 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Cognizant
2 1 (6.25%) TSYS
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago