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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 179 178 193
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 9 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 6
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +71.05%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +15.04%
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
3206 3748 4106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.19% 94.17% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2663 3105 3555
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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
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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 - 1 £36,500 -
Stockport - 1 £35,000 -
Software Test Analyst
North West

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) Web Testing
5 6 (30.00%) ISEB
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
5 6 (30.00%) SDLC
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) System Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (20.00%) User Stories
7 4 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Biotechnology
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Telematics
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Android
3 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 10 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (30.00%) SDLC
2 6 (30.00%) Web Testing
3 5 (25.00%) System Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (20.00%) User Stories
4 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security
5 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) Market Research
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Test Management
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Aquila
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago