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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 66 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.88% 1.08% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.11% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 14
Average salary £24,000 £26,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -5.45%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
704 542 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.37% 97.31% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 585 423 583
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £21,534
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram 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 27 February 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
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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 -7 14 £24,000 -32.39% 2
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (41.67%) SQL
1 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 8 (33.33%) QA
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
3 7 (29.17%) System Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Banking
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Management
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Test Planning
6 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Ruby
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Python
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.50%) C#
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (8.33%) .NET
8 2 (8.33%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.17%) WATIR
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Sahi
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Online Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) System Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Planning
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Management
5 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Image Processing
8 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
9 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Ruby
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) VCP4
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Cognizant
2 1 (4.17%) TSYS
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