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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 48 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 21 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.20% 2.31% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.51% 2.37% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 14
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
466 632 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 93.20% 97.53% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 403 434 414
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 16 £32,500 -5.79% 2
Gateshead - 2 £42,500 -
Sunderland - 2 £42,500 -
Test Analyst
North East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
3 9 (31.03%) Test Management
3 9 (31.03%) ISEB
4 8 (27.59%) Python
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) Linux
4 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
4 8 (27.59%) Selenium
4 8 (27.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (24.14%) QA
5 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Banking
6 6 (20.69%) SOAP
6 6 (20.69%) UNIX
6 6 (20.69%) Service Management
6 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
6 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
6 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.24%) TestNG
7 5 (17.24%) SaaS
7 5 (17.24%) TSYS
7 5 (17.24%) Hudson
7 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
7 5 (17.24%) REST
7 5 (17.24%) Process Improvement
7 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
7 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Internet
7 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) ATM
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Selenium
2 5 (17.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (17.24%) TestNG
2 5 (17.24%) JUnit
2 5 (17.24%) Hudson
2 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) SOAP
2 5 (17.24%) Flash
2 5 (17.24%) Ajax
2 5 (17.24%) REST
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Online Banking
2 4 (13.79%) IVR
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Test Management
2 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
3 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Service Management
4 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
4 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
5 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
5 5 (17.24%) Process Improvement
5 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.90%) SDLC
9 1 (3.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Python
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) Perl
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
2 9 (31.03%) ISEB
3 8 (27.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
1 5 (17.24%) TSYS
2 3 (10.34%) Cognizant
3 2 (6.90%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago