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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 170 170 183
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 12 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.44% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 7
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
3286 3167 3721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.54% 96.47% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2823 2583 3052
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 May 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 May 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 +9 2 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Wigan - 2 £26,000 -
Software Test Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 12 (50.00%) QA
4 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
4 11 (45.83%) Selenium
4 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
4 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
4 11 (45.83%) ISEB
5 10 (41.67%) BDD
6 9 (37.50%) TDD
6 9 (37.50%) SQL
7 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
8 7 (29.17%) JIRA
8 7 (29.17%) Scrum
9 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
10 5 (20.83%) Android
10 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
10 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (20.83%) SDLC
11 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
11 4 (16.67%) Bugzilla
11 4 (16.67%) C#
11 4 (16.67%) DSDM
12 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
12 3 (12.50%) Finance
12 3 (12.50%) Windows
12 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) JIRA
3 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (16.67%) Bugzilla
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.17%) Appium
6 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) TestPartner
6 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) FMCG
1 2 (8.33%) iPad
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Android
1 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
3 10 (41.67%) BDD
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
5 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
7 5 (20.83%) SDLC
8 4 (16.67%) DSDM
8 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 11 (45.83%) ISEB
3 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £25k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago