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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 161 183 168
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 15 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.46% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 16
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 10 February 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 - 5 £31,500 - 2
Altrincham +5 1 £31,500 -21.25%
Software Test Analyst
North West

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (88.89%) QA
3 16 (59.26%) Test Scripting
4 14 (51.85%) Manual Testing
4 14 (51.85%) BDD
4 14 (51.85%) Scrum
5 13 (48.15%) TDD
6 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
6 12 (44.44%) Automation Testing
7 11 (40.74%) Selenium
7 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
8 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
8 10 (37.04%) ISEB
9 9 (33.33%) JIRA
10 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
11 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
11 7 (25.93%) SQL
11 7 (25.93%) DSDM
11 7 (25.93%) Bugzilla
12 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
12 6 (22.22%) Web Services
12 6 (22.22%) Kanban
12 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
13 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (18.52%) Migration
14 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (14.81%) SDLC
15 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
15 3 (11.11%) Android

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Selenium
2 9 (33.33%) JIRA
3 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (25.93%) Bugzilla
5 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Test Scripting
3 14 (51.85%) BDD
3 14 (51.85%) Manual Testing
3 14 (51.85%) Scrum
4 13 (48.15%) TDD
5 12 (44.44%) Automation Testing
6 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
7 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
8 7 (25.93%) DSDM
8 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
9 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 6 (22.22%) Kanban
10 5 (18.52%) Migration
10 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (14.81%) SDLC
12 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (7.41%) System Testing
14 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 10 (37.04%) ISEB
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (88.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexTime, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago