The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 102 121 152
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 71 60 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.11% 1.83% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 1.89% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 63 51 43
Median salary £30,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.43% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £36,350
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +2.94%
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
3288 3171 3697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.54% 96.53% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2820 2589 3021
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% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Manchester region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Manchester

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Manchester

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 Test Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 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 +3 4 £35,000 -4.10% 2
Wigan - 3 £27,500 -
Bolton - 2 £40,000 -
Bury - 2 £29,000 - 1
Salford - 2 £37,500 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £32,500 - 2
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 102 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (42.21%) Selenium
3 53 (34.42%) Test Scripting
4 50 (32.47%) QA
4 50 (32.47%) ISTQB
5 45 (29.22%) ISEB
6 38 (24.68%) Manual Testing
7 37 (24.03%) SDLC
7 37 (24.03%) Software Testing
8 36 (23.38%) Test Automation
9 35 (22.73%) Automated Testing
9 35 (22.73%) Scrum
10 34 (22.08%) SQL
11 33 (21.43%) Java
12 32 (20.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (18.18%) C#
14 27 (17.53%) Retail
14 27 (17.53%) WebDriver
14 27 (17.53%) BDD
15 25 (16.23%) Finance
16 23 (14.94%) JIRA
17 22 (14.29%) Cucumber
18 20 (12.99%) TDD
19 19 (12.34%) Functional Testing
19 19 (12.34%) Automation Testing
20 18 (11.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 18 (11.69%) Defect Management
21 17 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
22 16 (10.39%) SoapUI
22 16 (10.39%) System Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.30%) Umbraco
1 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.65%) CMS
2 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.30%) DB2
2 2 (1.30%) MS Access
2 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 65 (42.21%) Selenium
2 27 (17.53%) WebDriver
3 23 (14.94%) JIRA
4 22 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 17 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (10.39%) SoapUI
7 8 (5.19%) HP UFT
8 6 (3.90%) Bugzilla
8 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.25%) Appium
9 5 (3.25%) JMeter
10 3 (1.95%) Gerrit
10 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.95%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.95%) MSTest
11 2 (1.30%) Fiddler
11 2 (1.30%) Firebug
11 2 (1.30%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 27 (17.53%) Retail
2 25 (16.23%) Finance
3 8 (5.19%) Banking
3 8 (5.19%) Games
4 7 (4.55%) Local Government
5 5 (3.25%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.74%) SOAP
2 9 (5.84%) Web Services
3 8 (5.19%) .NET
3 8 (5.19%) CSS
4 7 (4.55%) HTML
4 7 (4.55%) XML
5 5 (3.25%) JSON
6 4 (2.60%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.30%) HTML5
7 2 (1.30%) RESTful
7 2 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.65%) jQuery
8 1 (0.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.49%) EPoS
4 7 (4.55%) Economics
4 7 (4.55%) iPad
4 7 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.55%) Physics
4 7 (4.55%) Psychology
5 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.95%) FMCG
6 3 (1.95%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.95%) NHS
6 3 (1.95%) Online Games
6 3 (1.95%) W3C
7 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.30%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.74%) Android
1 15 (9.74%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.14%) Windows
3 4 (2.60%) Unix
4 3 (1.95%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.30%) Linux
5 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (34.42%) Test Scripting
3 38 (24.68%) Manual Testing
4 37 (24.03%) SDLC
4 37 (24.03%) Software Testing
5 36 (23.38%) Test Automation
6 35 (22.73%) Automated Testing
6 35 (22.73%) Scrum
7 32 (20.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (17.53%) BDD
9 20 (12.99%) TDD
10 19 (12.34%) Automation Testing
10 19 (12.34%) Functional Testing
11 18 (11.69%) Defect Management
12 16 (10.39%) System Testing
13 13 (8.44%) Web Testing
14 11 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
14 11 (7.14%) Performance Testing
14 11 (7.14%) Regression Testing
15 10 (6.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.08%) SQL
2 33 (21.43%) Java
3 28 (18.18%) C#
4 9 (5.84%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.19%) Ruby
6 2 (1.30%) PHP
6 2 (1.30%) VBScript
7 1 (0.65%) Perl
7 1 (0.65%) Python
7 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (32.47%) ISTQB
2 45 (29.22%) ISEB
3 18 (11.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (9.74%) Degree
5 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) HNC
6 1 (0.65%) HND
6 1 (0.65%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (32.47%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.30%) DameWare
2 2 (1.30%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.49%) Oracle
3 4 (2.60%) HP
4 2 (1.30%) IBM
4 2 (1.30%) LexisNexis
4 2 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (0.65%) Alterian
5 1 (0.65%) Capita
5 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.65%) hybris
5 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
Greater Manchester
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £25k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Bury
Nixor
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: 27 days ago