The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 23 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 68 67
Rank change year-on-year +28 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.65% 0.83% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 0.87% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 4
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 £29,600 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £32,625 £34,250
UK excluding London median salary £34,356 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.55% -1.47%  

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 335 573 502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 97.38% 95.18% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 296 518 425
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +34 15 £35,000 +9.80% 2
Test Analyst
North East

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
3 11 (47.83%) Selenium
4 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
5 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
5 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) QA
8 5 (21.74%) SDLC
8 5 (21.74%) BDD
8 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
8 5 (21.74%) ISEB
8 5 (21.74%) C#
9 4 (17.39%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) PHP
9 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
10 3 (13.04%) System Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Ruby
10 3 (13.04%) Banking
10 3 (13.04%) Cognizant
10 3 (13.04%) .NET
10 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (13.04%) NHS
10 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
10 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
10 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software

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 (4.35%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Selenium
2 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
4 2 (8.70%) Gatling
4 2 (8.70%) JMeter
4 2 (8.70%) Xcode
5 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
5 1 (4.35%) RSpec
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) WPF
3 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (13.04%) NHS
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
2 2 (8.70%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
3 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
4 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
6 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 5 (21.74%) SDLC
6 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) System Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Cognizant
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Tyne and Wear
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health care, Life cover
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 27 days ago