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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 67 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.38% 1.42% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.48% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £31,250 £25,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.35% -14.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,350 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,150 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
690 744 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.91% 96.00% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 582 620 540
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 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 -8 8 £32,500 +26.21% 2
Durham -3 1 £30,000 -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 10 (43.48%) Banking
1 10 (43.48%) Test Management
1 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
1 10 (43.48%) Test Planning
2 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle
4 7 (30.43%) Internet
4 7 (30.43%) Online Banking
4 7 (30.43%) Process Improvement
5 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
5 6 (26.09%) TSYS
5 6 (26.09%) Retail Banking
5 6 (26.09%) Retail
5 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
5 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (26.09%) ATM
6 5 (21.74%) IVR
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 4 (17.39%) System Testing
7 4 (17.39%) QA
7 4 (17.39%) Ruby
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
8 3 (13.04%) C#
8 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.04%) Cognizant

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Internet
2 6 (26.09%) ATM
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
2 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
2 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Firebug
4 1 (4.35%) WATIR
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) MSTest
4 1 (4.35%) Sahi
General
1 10 (43.48%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Retail Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) DOM
1 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Online Banking
2 5 (21.74%) IVR
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) W3C
4 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Test Management
1 10 (43.48%) Test Planning
2 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
3 7 (30.43%) Process Improvement
4 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) System Testing
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
7 3 (13.04%) BDD
8 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
9 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) TSYS
3 3 (13.04%) Cognizant
Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £280 - £340 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago