Period
to 12 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 49 67
Rank change year-on-year -44 +18 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 5 41 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.42% 4.09% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 4.18% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 35
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,500 £23,050
25th Percentile £31,875 £28,750 £26,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +17.19% -23.81%
75th Percentile £37,375 £52,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £37,450 £58,750 £42,500
England median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.38% - +5.26%

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 1,113 981 1,228
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 97.90% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 850 737 934
10th Percentile £26,475 £24,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,749
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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
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 12 June 2021. 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 -45 3 £33,750 -15.63% 2
Durham +2 1 £36,500 +12.31%
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Postman
3 1 (20.00%) Accessibility

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Postman
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Community of Practice
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Databricks
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft