The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 172 183 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 19 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 17
Median salary £29,000 £30,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.69% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,038 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.73% -
Software Test Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3592 3721 3977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.42% 96.88% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3045 3131 3247
Median salary £41,592 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.97% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Software Test Analyst in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Software Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Manchester

Software Test Analyst
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport 0 4 £27,500 -8.33%
Altrincham +9 3 £45,000 +23.28%
Bolton - 1 £25,500 -
Wigan - 1 £27,500 -
Software Test Analyst
North West

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Software 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 Manchester region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (77.42%) Software Testing
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) Automated Testing
3 18 (58.06%) SQL
4 17 (54.84%) Selenium
5 16 (51.61%) SDLC
6 15 (48.39%) Test Scripting
7 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
8 11 (35.48%) Scrum
8 11 (35.48%) QA
8 11 (35.48%) Android
8 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
8 11 (35.48%) Apple iOS
9 10 (32.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (25.81%) TDD
12 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
13 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
14 5 (16.13%) BDD
14 5 (16.13%) iPad
15 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
15 3 (9.68%) Line Management
15 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
15 3 (9.68%) TestPartner
15 3 (9.68%) ISEB
15 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
15 3 (9.68%) XML
15 3 (9.68%) FMCG
15 3 (9.68%) JIRA
15 3 (9.68%) Product Management

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) TestPartner
3 1 (3.23%) Appium
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) iPad
2 3 (9.68%) FMCG
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Android
1 11 (35.48%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Software Testing
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) Automated Testing
4 16 (51.61%) SDLC
5 15 (48.39%) Test Scripting
6 11 (35.48%) Scrum
6 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
7 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (25.81%) TDD
9 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
11 5 (16.13%) BDD
12 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
12 3 (9.68%) Line Management
12 3 (9.68%) Product Management
12 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
13 2 (6.45%) Defect Tracking
13 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
13 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
13 2 (6.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
2 10 (32.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.68%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago