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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 118 109 125
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 62 74 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.53% 1.95% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.07% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 58 68 60
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £35,000 £35,450
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
3871 3567 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.12% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3233 3108 3224
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Altrincham +6 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Stockport - 5 £28,500 -
Salford +5 3 £30,000 -
Bolton -2 1 £25,000 +25.00%
Wigan -5 1 - - 1
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 59 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.33%) Software Testing
3 42 (35.00%) Finance
3 42 (35.00%) SQL
4 37 (30.83%) Selenium
5 36 (30.00%) ISEB
6 29 (24.17%) Windows
6 29 (24.17%) QA
7 27 (22.50%) Automated Testing
7 27 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (20.83%) Test Scripting
8 25 (20.83%) Scrum
9 23 (19.17%) E-Commerce
9 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
9 23 (19.17%) ISTQB
10 22 (18.33%) .NET
11 20 (16.67%) C#
12 19 (15.83%) Automation Testing
13 18 (15.00%) Degree
14 17 (14.17%) WebDriver
15 16 (13.33%) Integration Testing
16 15 (12.50%) Performance Testing
16 15 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
16 15 (12.50%) System Testing
17 14 (11.67%) XML
18 13 (10.83%) HP
18 13 (10.83%) VB
18 13 (10.83%) Retail
18 13 (10.83%) Waterfall
19 12 (10.00%) Manual Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) SAS
2 1 (0.83%) Lync
2 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Office
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) FTP
2 1 (0.83%) DMZ
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (30.83%) Selenium
2 17 (14.17%) WebDriver
3 8 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 5 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.33%) Hudson
5 4 (3.33%) FitNesse
5 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.33%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (1.67%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.67%) JUnit
7 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.83%) JIRA
7 1 (0.83%) UltraEdit
General
1 42 (35.00%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.33%) .NET
2 14 (11.67%) XML
3 9 (7.50%) HTML
4 8 (6.67%) Web Services
5 4 (3.33%) SOAP
6 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.00%) Statistics
3 6 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.33%) Replication
4 4 (3.33%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.67%) Open Source
6 1 (0.83%) PMI
6 1 (0.83%) DTV
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.17%) Windows
2 9 (7.50%) Android
3 6 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.33%) Software Testing
3 27 (22.50%) Automated Testing
4 25 (20.83%) Scrum
4 25 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 23 (19.17%) E-Commerce
6 19 (15.83%) Automation Testing
7 16 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 15 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 15 (12.50%) System Testing
9 13 (10.83%) Waterfall
10 12 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 10 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.33%) Test Planning
11 10 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (7.50%) Project Planning
13 8 (6.67%) Service Delivery
13 8 (6.67%) Change Management
13 8 (6.67%) Regression Testing
13 8 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.00%) SQL
2 20 (16.67%) C#
3 13 (10.83%) VB
4 7 (5.83%) Java
5 6 (5.00%) C++
6 4 (3.33%) Python
6 4 (3.33%) Perl
7 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.50%) Delphi
7 3 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (30.00%) ISEB
2 23 (19.17%) ISTQB
3 18 (15.00%) Degree
4 5 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.83%) CSQA
5 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.83%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (24.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.83%) HP
2 11 (9.17%) Oracle
3 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.50%) Apple
5 1 (0.83%) Compuware
5 1 (0.83%) SAP
5 1 (0.83%) IBM
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