Period
to 26 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

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

Test Analyst
England > North East
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 70 90
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 28 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.55% 2.46% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.53% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 24
Median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £26,150 £25,900 £26,275
90th Percentile £47,500 £44,250 £40,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 755 1,106 1,317
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.19% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 662 849 1,047
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in the North East

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Analyst in the North East.

Salary trend for Test Analyst in the North East

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Analyst in the North East over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 26 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +5 9 £35,000 +6.06%
Durham +3 3 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Selenium
5 4 (33.33%) Test Management
5 4 (33.33%) Azure
5 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (16.67%) Appium
7 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (16.67%) Android
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (16.67%) WebDriver

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Appium
3 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Postman
4 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) API Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
7 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Avaloq
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle