Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 105 82
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.47% 0.86% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 0.91% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 29
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £43,750
England median annual salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 1317 1430 1524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 94.45% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1233 1316
North East median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage 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

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the North East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +16 16 £40,000 +14.29%
Durham - 4 £32,500 -
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) Selenium
3 9 (45.00%) QA
3 9 (45.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (40.00%) ISEB
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) Ruby
5 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (30.00%) Test Management
6 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (30.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (30.00%) Banking
6 6 (30.00%) Cognizant
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
8 2 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.00%) System Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Confluence

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 (5.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) QUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Ranorex
3 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (5.00%) Chai
1 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (30.00%) Test Management
4 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) System Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Ruby
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (40.00%) ISEB
3 6 (30.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cognizant
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com