The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / North East
Rank 63 65 66
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.57% 1.56% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.61% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 5
Median salary £33,750 £28,750 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +22.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £23,750 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £27,600
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.42% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 608 622 689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.45% 96.73% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 557 529 582
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in the North East

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in the North East

Test Analyst
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +1 7 £32,500 +13.04% 1
Durham - 3 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 North East region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (41.67%) Selenium
4 8 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) NHS
5 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
5 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
7 5 (20.83%) QA
8 4 (16.67%) OO
8 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 4 (16.67%) ATDD
8 4 (16.67%) Functional Programming
9 3 (12.50%) SDLC
9 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 3 (12.50%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) .NET
9 3 (12.50%) Scrum
9 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.50%) RSpec
10 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
10 2 (8.33%) iPad

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) RSpec
3 2 (8.33%) PhantomJS
3 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.33%) Xcode
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (29.17%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) iPad
2 2 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.67%) ATDD
6 4 (16.67%) Functional Programming
6 4 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
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