The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 96 102 114
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 81 99 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.48% 2.46% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 2.55% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 69 74 68
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £22,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
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
3141 3879 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.20% 96.42% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2598 3327 3156
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
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% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 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
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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
Stockport -5 13 £38,000 +4.10% 4
Bolton +18 5 £40,000 +77.77%
Wigan +17 5 £23,500 +2.17% 1
Altrincham +5 2 £29,500 -21.33% 1
Oldham - 2 £25,000 -
Salford - 2 £37,500 -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 123 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (48.07%) QA
3 74 (40.88%) ISEB
4 66 (36.46%) Test Scripting
5 64 (35.36%) Selenium
6 57 (31.49%) ISTQB
7 51 (28.18%) SDLC
8 47 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 47 (25.97%) Test Automation
8 47 (25.97%) SQL
9 45 (24.86%) Software Testing
10 41 (22.65%) Manual Testing
11 36 (19.89%) Scrum
11 36 (19.89%) C#
11 36 (19.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (18.23%) HP Quality Center
12 33 (18.23%) Functional Testing
12 33 (18.23%) Automation Testing
13 32 (17.68%) WebDriver
13 32 (17.68%) Finance
14 31 (17.13%) System Testing
15 29 (16.02%) JIRA
16 28 (15.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 27 (14.92%) Java
18 24 (13.26%) BDD
18 24 (13.26%) Automated Testing
19 23 (12.71%) Retail
20 21 (11.60%) Bugzilla
21 20 (11.05%) Performance Testing
21 20 (11.05%) Analytical Skills

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.55%) CMS
2 1 (0.55%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Mingle
1 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Magento
1 1 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Trello
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.42%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.10%) DB2
4 2 (1.10%) MS Access
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 64 (35.36%) Selenium
2 36 (19.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (17.68%) WebDriver
4 29 (16.02%) JIRA
5 21 (11.60%) Bugzilla
6 18 (9.94%) SoapUI
7 15 (8.29%) HP UFT
8 10 (5.52%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.21%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (1.66%) Fiddler
10 3 (1.66%) Firebug
10 3 (1.66%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.66%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.66%) MSTest
10 3 (1.66%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.66%) Toad
11 2 (1.10%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.10%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.10%) Ranorex
11 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (17.68%) Finance
2 23 (12.71%) Retail
3 12 (6.63%) Banking
4 4 (2.21%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (2.21%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.21%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.18%) .NET
1 13 (7.18%) Web Services
2 8 (4.42%) SOAP
3 7 (3.87%) XML
4 6 (3.31%) CSS
4 6 (3.31%) JSON
5 5 (2.76%) HTML
6 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.10%) REST
7 2 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.10%) XSLT
8 1 (0.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.18%) Driving Licence
2 13 (7.18%) PMI
3 12 (6.63%) EPoS
4 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.87%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.21%) W3C
8 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.10%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.97%) Windows
2 7 (3.87%) Android
2 7 (3.87%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (36.46%) Test Scripting
3 51 (28.18%) SDLC
4 47 (25.97%) Test Automation
4 47 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
5 45 (24.86%) Software Testing
6 41 (22.65%) Manual Testing
7 36 (19.89%) Scrum
8 33 (18.23%) Automation Testing
8 33 (18.23%) Functional Testing
9 31 (17.13%) System Testing
10 24 (13.26%) Automated Testing
10 24 (13.26%) BDD
11 20 (11.05%) Performance Testing
12 17 (9.39%) TDD
13 15 (8.29%) Migration
14 13 (7.18%) V-Model
15 12 (6.63%) Compatibility Testing
15 12 (6.63%) E-Commerce
15 12 (6.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.97%) SQL
2 36 (19.89%) C#
3 27 (14.92%) Java
4 9 (4.97%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.66%) Ruby
6 2 (1.10%) VB
7 1 (0.55%) Perl
7 1 (0.55%) PHP
7 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 74 (40.88%) ISEB
2 57 (31.49%) ISTQB
3 28 (15.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (7.18%) PMI Certification
5 9 (4.97%) Degree
6 4 (2.21%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (48.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 33 (18.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.10%) DameWare
2 2 (1.10%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (9.94%) HP
2 12 (6.63%) Oracle
3 7 (3.87%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.10%) IBM
4 2 (1.10%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.55%) Capita
5 1 (0.55%) OpenText
5 1 (0.55%) Sage
5 1 (0.55%) Siebel
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexTime, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Think Money Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport
aap3
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago