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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 194 152 180
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 3 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.082% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.56% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 7
Median salary £29,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
3550 3059 3708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.81% 96.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3059 2559 3196
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 16 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 15 (83.33%) SDLC
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) Selenium
3 12 (66.67%) QA
3 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (44.44%) Scrum
6 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
6 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
6 8 (44.44%) Android
6 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
6 8 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Line Management
7 4 (22.22%) Product Management
7 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Retail
9 2 (11.11%) Games
9 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
9 2 (11.11%) C#
10 1 (5.56%) HTML
10 1 (5.56%) Java
10 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (5.56%) .NET

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 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) MSTest
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) CSS3
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Android
1 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 15 (83.33%) SDLC
3 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (44.44%) Scrum
6 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
7 4 (22.22%) Line Management
7 4 (22.22%) Product Management
7 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
10 1 (5.56%) CRM
10 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
10 1 (5.56%) QA Automation
10 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 8 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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