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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 112 143 145
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 60 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.83% 1.21% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.27% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 51 43 41
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,350 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 3620 3931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.28% 94.86% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2983 3414
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +11 17 £36,500 +23.72%
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 79 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (39.74%) QA
2 60 (39.74%) SQL
3 53 (35.10%) Selenium
4 52 (34.44%) Test Scripting
5 49 (32.45%) .NET
6 47 (31.13%) ISEB
7 46 (30.46%) Automated Testing
8 45 (29.80%) ISTQB
9 44 (29.14%) Manual Testing
10 42 (27.81%) Automation Testing
11 40 (26.49%) TDD
12 38 (25.17%) BDD
13 37 (24.50%) SpecFlow
14 33 (21.85%) Software Testing
15 31 (20.53%) Finance
16 30 (19.87%) Android
17 29 (19.21%) User Acceptance Testing
17 29 (19.21%) Scrum
17 29 (19.21%) Apple iOS
18 25 (16.56%) System Testing
19 23 (15.23%) SoapUI
19 23 (15.23%) Test Automation
20 20 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (13.25%) Compatibility Testing
21 19 (12.58%) Functional Testing
22 17 (11.26%) Jenkins
22 17 (11.26%) Mobile App
22 17 (11.26%) Test Management
23 15 (9.93%) Web Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (0.66%) CMS
1 1 (0.66%) SAS
1 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.66%) Apache
1 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Oracle Financials
1 10 (6.62%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (6.62%) Oracle General Ledger
1 10 (6.62%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (6.62%) Oracle Payables
1 10 (6.62%) Oracle Receivables
1 10 (6.62%) Oracle Cash Management
1 10 (6.62%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) MySQL
3 1 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.66%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 53 (35.10%) Selenium
2 37 (24.50%) SpecFlow
3 23 (15.23%) SoapUI
4 17 (11.26%) Jenkins
5 15 (9.93%) WebDriver
6 12 (7.95%) TeamCity
6 12 (7.95%) Hudson
7 9 (5.96%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.64%) JIRA
9 6 (3.97%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (3.31%) Robotium
10 5 (3.31%) Jasmine
10 5 (3.31%) Calabash
10 5 (3.31%) Appium
11 4 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.99%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.32%) TestComplete
13 2 (1.32%) LoadRunner
14 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (20.53%) Finance
2 7 (4.64%) Banking
3 3 (1.99%) Retail
3 3 (1.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (32.45%) .NET
2 12 (7.95%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.32%) SOAP
3 2 (1.32%) XML
4 1 (0.66%) HTML
4 1 (0.66%) Web Services
4 1 (0.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.99%) Interactive TV
3 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.32%) NHS
4 2 (1.32%) Open Source
5 1 (0.66%) AS400
5 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.66%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.87%) Android
2 29 (19.21%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.64%) Windows
4 3 (1.99%) UNIX
5 1 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (34.44%) Test Scripting
3 46 (30.46%) Automated Testing
4 44 (29.14%) Manual Testing
5 42 (27.81%) Automation Testing
6 40 (26.49%) TDD
7 38 (25.17%) BDD
8 33 (21.85%) Software Testing
9 29 (19.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (19.21%) Scrum
10 25 (16.56%) System Testing
11 23 (15.23%) Test Automation
12 20 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (13.25%) Compatibility Testing
13 19 (12.58%) Functional Testing
14 17 (11.26%) Test Management
15 15 (9.93%) Web Testing
16 13 (8.61%) Regression Testing
17 12 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (7.95%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (39.74%) SQL
2 14 (9.27%) C#
3 11 (7.28%) Java
4 9 (5.96%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.31%) Ruby
6 1 (0.66%) C++
6 1 (0.66%) Perl
6 1 (0.66%) PHP
6 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (31.13%) ISEB
2 45 (29.80%) ISTQB
3 15 (9.93%) Degree
3 15 (9.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (39.74%) QA
2 5 (3.31%) FATCA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 14 (9.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (9.27%) Oracle
2 10 (6.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.30%) SAP
3 8 (5.30%) HP
4 1 (0.66%) Perforce
4 1 (0.66%) Alterian
4 1 (0.66%) Aquila
4 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
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