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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 64 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.39% 2.94% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 3.08% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 5
Average salary £30,000 £23,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £21,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +2.94%
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
526 585 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 96.51% 95.59% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 466 489 490
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,925
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016. 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 11 £28,750 +19.79% 3
Gateshead - 2 £30,000 - 1
Test Analyst
North East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 8 (38.10%) Selenium
3 7 (33.33%) QA
3 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
5 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Open Source
6 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
6 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Time Management
8 2 (9.52%) BDD
8 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) ATM
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) IVR
3 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Open Source
4 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Time Management
7 2 (9.52%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) Coaching
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.76%) TSYS
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,500 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago