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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 48 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 15 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.30% 2.79% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.90% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 7
Average salary £34,500 £27,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -15.62%
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
635 483 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 97.54% 96.41% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 437 411 442
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 -4 15 £34,500 +27.77% 3
Test Analyst
North East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (48.00%) Waterfall
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) UNIX
4 8 (32.00%) Selenium
5 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (20.00%) VB
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 5 (20.00%) Facilita Forecast
7 5 (20.00%) C#
7 5 (20.00%) Test Management
8 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) V-Model
9 3 (12.00%) QA
10 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
11 1 (4.00%) PHP
11 1 (4.00%) CSS
11 1 (4.00%) .NET
11 1 (4.00%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 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 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Test Management
4 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.00%) V-Model
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) VB
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%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago