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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 195 166 175
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 3 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.079% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 12
Median salary £24,000 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
3666 3222 3777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.75% 96.93% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3084 2663 3199
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

Software Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 10 (76.92%) QA
1 10 (76.92%) SDLC
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Selenium
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
5 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
7 4 (30.77%) Retail
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) Android
8 3 (23.08%) Java
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Line Management
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Product Management
9 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
9 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 2 (15.38%) C#
9 2 (15.38%) Oracle

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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) MSTest
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Android
1 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) SDLC
2 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) Line Management
7 2 (15.38%) Process Management
7 2 (15.38%) Product Management
7 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
8 1 (7.69%) CRM
8 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, North West, UK
Graduate Prospects
Salary: £27000 - £30000 plus 29 days holiday + bank holidays, pension and 5% monthly cash bonus, Health Cash plan scheme, 35 hour working week and excellent learning and development opportunities
Posted: 8 days ago