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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 166 170 191
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 15 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.58% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.60% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 7
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
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
3374 3496 3842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.66% 96.68% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2860 2853 3177
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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
Stockport +8 2 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Wigan - 2 £26,000 - 1
Altrincham - 2 £34,750 - 1
Software Test Analyst
North West

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) QA
3 17 (54.84%) Test Scripting
4 16 (51.61%) Software Testing
5 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
6 13 (41.94%) Selenium
6 13 (41.94%) BDD
6 13 (41.94%) Automated Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Scrum
7 12 (38.71%) ISEB
7 12 (38.71%) TDD
7 12 (38.71%) Manual Testing
8 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
8 9 (29.03%) JIRA
8 9 (29.03%) SQL
9 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
10 7 (22.58%) Functional Testing
10 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
11 6 (19.35%) DSDM
11 6 (19.35%) Bugzilla
11 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (19.35%) SDLC
12 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
12 5 (16.13%) Android
12 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (16.13%) Migration
13 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (9.68%) Kanban
14 3 (9.68%) SoapUI

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Selenium
2 9 (29.03%) JIRA
3 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (19.35%) Bugzilla
5 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.23%) Appium
7 1 (3.23%) TestPartner
7 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) FMCG
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) iPad
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Android
1 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Test Scripting
3 16 (51.61%) Software Testing
4 13 (41.94%) Automated Testing
4 13 (41.94%) BDD
4 13 (41.94%) Scrum
5 12 (38.71%) Manual Testing
5 12 (38.71%) TDD
6 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
8 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
8 7 (22.58%) Functional Testing
9 6 (19.35%) DSDM
9 6 (19.35%) SDLC
10 5 (16.13%) Migration
10 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (9.68%) Kanban
12 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
13 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
2 12 (38.71%) ISEB
3 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (67.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + FlexTime, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago