The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Test Analyst
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 57 61
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.33% 2.02% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 2.09% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Median salary £33,750 £28,750 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +22.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,750 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £27,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 431 479 558
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 95.57% 96.57% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 394 419 479
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Tyne and Wear

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Tyne and Wear

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 6 £33,750 +17.39% 3
Test Analyst
North East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 8 (38.10%) Selenium
4 7 (33.33%) NHS
4 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (28.57%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 5 (23.81%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 4 (19.05%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) Functional Programming
7 4 (19.05%) ATDD
8 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
8 3 (14.29%) SDLC
8 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 3 (14.29%) C#
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) Xcode
9 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle
9 2 (9.52%) PHP
9 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Android

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
2 2 (9.52%) Xcode
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) RSpec
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) iPad
2 2 (9.52%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 4 (19.05%) ATDD
5 4 (19.05%) Functional Programming
5 4 (19.05%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
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