The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 53 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.17% 3.60% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 3.72% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 13
Average salary £34,500 £27,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
627 484 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 97.21% 96.80% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 452 426 427
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Tyne and Wear region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 14 £34,500 +27.77% 2
Test Analyst
North East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (56.00%) Functional Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) UNIX
5 8 (32.00%) Selenium
6 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) Java
8 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (20.00%) VB
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 5 (20.00%) Facilita Forecast
8 5 (20.00%) C#
8 5 (20.00%) Test Management
9 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) V-Model
10 3 (12.00%) QA
11 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
11 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
12 1 (4.00%) PHP
12 1 (4.00%) CSS

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) 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%) Firebug
3 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (56.00%) Functional Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Test Management
5 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.00%) V-Model
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.00%) OO
8 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) VB
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 26 days ago