The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 181 180 179
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 8 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 4
Average salary £31,250 £19,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.47% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £30,650
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3781 3904 3632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.50% 94.96% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3112 3380 3203
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Analyst
North West

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the Manchester region.

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in Manchester

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Test Analyst in their job title.

1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
3 7 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) C++
4 6 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) Test Management
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) System Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Android
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) UltraEdit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Test Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C++
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Apple
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