Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Test Analyst
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 107 106
Rank change year-on-year +26 -1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.13% 0.086% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.090% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -5.98% -2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,750 £23,975
90th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £33,925
North East median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £29,250
% change year-on-year +18.18% -5.98% -2.50%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 742 1106 1097
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 96.49% 95.26% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 656 977 920
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £37,288 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.57% -0.57% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured QA Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in Tyne and Wear

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for QA Test Analyst in Tyne and Wear

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, QA 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA