The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 184 173 184
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 11 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.16% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.17% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 2
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
3961 3524 3629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.12% 94.28% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3346 3059 3232
Average salary £37,608 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 31 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham -3 3 £30,000 -
Software Test Analyst
North West

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) Selenium
5 6 (33.33%) Android
5 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) ISEB
5 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) System Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 4 (22.22%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) Perl
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
7 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) Coaching
8 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) UltraEdit
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) System Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Coaching
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 3 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Aquila
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) HP