The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Analyst
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 65 57
Rank change year-on-year +33 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.67% 0.59% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.82% 0.63% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 4
Median salary £35,000 £31,875 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.80% -1.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £30,375 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,150 £33,375 £34,250
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £33,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +2.42% -2.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 275 479 397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.52% 94.48% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 238 429 337
Median salary £37,500 £36,384 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.06% +3.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
3 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
3 10 (43.48%) Selenium
4 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle
4 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) C#
7 5 (21.74%) ISEB
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) QA
7 5 (21.74%) BDD
8 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
8 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) Banking
8 4 (17.39%) Cognizant
8 4 (17.39%) PHP
8 4 (17.39%) SDLC
9 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (13.04%) .NET
9 3 (13.04%) NHS
9 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
9 3 (13.04%) Ruby
9 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
10 2 (8.70%) iPad

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Selenium
2 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
4 2 (8.70%) Gatling
4 2 (8.70%) JMeter
4 2 (8.70%) Xcode
5 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.35%) RSpec
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) WPF
3 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (13.04%) NHS
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
2 2 (8.70%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
3 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
4 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
6 5 (21.74%) BDD
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.70%) Microservices
9 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
9 2 (8.70%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (8.70%) SDET
9 2 (8.70%) TDD
9 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
9 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) Ruby
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Cognizant
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
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