The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 47 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 15 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.34% 2.34% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.48% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 7
Average salary £34,500 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.45% -11.29%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 484 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 96.42% 94.35% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 438 406 458
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
North East

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 28 July 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 -3 15 £34,500 +25.45% 4
Test Analyst
North East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (52.17%) Waterfall
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
4 4 (17.39%) QA
4 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
4 4 (17.39%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
4 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Facilita Forecast
5 3 (13.04%) VB
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) V-Model
6 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) ISEB
6 2 (8.70%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
3 3 (13.04%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) WinRunner
5 1 (4.35%) Firebug
5 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) jQuery
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) UNIX
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Waterfall
2 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
2 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) V-Model
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Test Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) OpenView
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £26,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago