The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 22 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
England / North East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 82 76
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.48% 0.75% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 0.78% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 7
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,900 £32,625 £35,400
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 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 559 765 728
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 97.22% 95.03% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 494 695 623
Median salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the North East over the 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +28 17 £33,750 +12.50% 2
Durham -4 3 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Test Automation
3 13 (43.33%) Selenium
4 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
5 9 (30.00%) Java
6 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
6 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
7 7 (23.33%) C#
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
7 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Ruby
8 6 (20.00%) QA
9 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.67%) SDLC
9 5 (16.67%) BDD
9 5 (16.67%) Finance
9 5 (16.67%) ISEB
10 4 (13.33%) PHP
10 4 (13.33%) NHS
10 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
10 4 (13.33%) TDD
10 4 (13.33%) Banking
10 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (10.00%) RSpec
11 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
11 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing

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 (3.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Selenium
2 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.00%) RSpec
3 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
4 2 (6.67%) Gatling
4 2 (6.67%) JMeter
4 2 (6.67%) PhantomJS
4 2 (6.67%) Xcode
5 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.33%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) WPF
3 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (13.33%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
2 2 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Test Automation
3 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.67%) BDD
6 5 (16.67%) SDLC
6 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) System Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
9 2 (6.67%) SDET
9 2 (6.67%) Test Planning
9 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Ruby
4 4 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
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