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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 55 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.74% 2.36% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 2.44% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 12
Average salary £40,250 £34,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,491 £26,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,150 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +2.00%
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
484 614 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 94.72% 96.54% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 408 435 408
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 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 +2 9 £32,851 -4.78%
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 29 July 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 14 (43.75%) Test Management
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 11 (34.38%) Banking
5 10 (31.25%) Test Planning
6 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
7 8 (25.00%) Degree
7 8 (25.00%) ISEB
7 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (21.88%) Process Improvement
8 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
8 7 (21.88%) Internet
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle
8 7 (21.88%) Online Banking
8 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Retail Banking
9 6 (18.75%) Retail
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (18.75%) ATM
9 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
9 6 (18.75%) TSYS
10 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Service Management
10 5 (15.63%) IVR
10 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
11 4 (12.50%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
2 6 (18.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) WATIR
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Sahi
General
1 11 (34.38%) Banking
2 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 6 (18.75%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) RESTful
1 1 (3.13%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Online Banking
2 5 (15.63%) IVR
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) GIS
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Test Management
2 10 (31.25%) Test Planning
3 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
4 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (21.88%) Process Improvement
5 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
5 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Service Management
7 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.38%) SDLC
9 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.25%) System Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Time Management
11 1 (3.13%) V-Model
11 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) Ruby
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (25.00%) ISEB
3 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) TSYS
3 4 (12.50%) Cognizant
4 2 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft