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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 71 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.18% 1.89% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.95% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 24
Average salary £26,500 £26,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
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
737 616 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.34% 97.01% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 632 542 511
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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
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 21 November 2014. 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 -18 8 £26,500 - 4
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) UNIX
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (32.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) C#
6 6 (24.00%) Java
6 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (24.00%) Selenium
7 5 (20.00%) QA
7 5 (20.00%) Test Management
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.00%) Facilita Forecast
7 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.00%) VB
7 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.00%) System Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.00%) V-Model

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (20.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (32.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) System Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) V-Model
6 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago