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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 105 129 140
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 82 61 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.17% 1.53% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.61% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 69 53 49
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,700 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,600 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
3611 3787 3858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.66% 94.91% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3166 3351
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +25 16 £36,500 +25.86% 2
Bolton +5 3 £22,500 -4.25%
Altrincham - 2 £38,750 - 1
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 69 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (38.29%) Test Scripting
3 65 (37.14%) SQL
4 62 (35.43%) QA
5 61 (34.86%) Selenium
6 52 (29.71%) ISTQB
6 52 (29.71%) Finance
7 51 (29.14%) Manual Testing
8 49 (28.00%) ISEB
8 49 (28.00%) .NET
9 48 (27.43%) Automation Testing
10 46 (26.29%) Automated Testing
11 45 (25.71%) Software Testing
12 41 (23.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 35 (20.00%) Android
14 34 (19.43%) Apple iOS
15 33 (18.86%) SpecFlow
16 32 (18.29%) Scrum
17 31 (17.71%) Functional Testing
18 30 (17.14%) BDD
19 29 (16.57%) TDD
20 28 (16.00%) Test Automation
21 23 (13.14%) Test Management
21 23 (13.14%) Regression Testing
22 21 (12.00%) System Testing
22 21 (12.00%) Integration Testing
23 20 (11.43%) Oracle
23 20 (11.43%) Mobile App
24 19 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
25 18 (10.29%) Web Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
1 14 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (8.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 14 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 14 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
1 14 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 14 (8.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 14 (8.00%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.57%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 61 (34.86%) Selenium
2 33 (18.86%) SpecFlow
3 18 (10.29%) SoapUI
4 17 (9.71%) WebDriver
5 14 (8.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (6.29%) Hudson
6 11 (6.29%) TeamCity
7 8 (4.57%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (4.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.71%) JIRA
10 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.71%) Robotium
10 3 (1.71%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.71%) Calabash
10 3 (1.71%) Appium
11 2 (1.14%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.57%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.57%) Sahi
General
1 52 (29.71%) Finance
2 9 (5.14%) Retail
3 7 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (1.14%) Billing
4 2 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.00%) .NET
2 12 (6.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.71%) XML
3 3 (1.71%) SOAP
4 2 (1.14%) Web Services
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.57%) HTML
5 1 (0.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 16 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.29%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.29%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.14%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.14%) Open Source
5 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.57%) AS400
5 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.00%) Android
2 34 (19.43%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.57%) Windows
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (38.29%) Test Scripting
3 51 (29.14%) Manual Testing
4 48 (27.43%) Automation Testing
5 46 (26.29%) Automated Testing
6 45 (25.71%) Software Testing
7 41 (23.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (18.29%) Scrum
9 31 (17.71%) Functional Testing
10 30 (17.14%) BDD
11 29 (16.57%) TDD
12 28 (16.00%) Test Automation
13 23 (13.14%) Test Management
13 23 (13.14%) Regression Testing
14 21 (12.00%) Integration Testing
14 21 (12.00%) System Testing
15 19 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (10.29%) Web Testing
17 16 (9.14%) Compatibility Testing
18 13 (7.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 65 (37.14%) SQL
2 18 (10.29%) C#
3 7 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.29%) Java
5 3 (1.71%) Ruby
6 2 (1.14%) Python
6 2 (1.14%) Perl
7 1 (0.57%) C++
7 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (29.71%) ISTQB
2 49 (28.00%) ISEB
3 18 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (6.86%) Degree
5 5 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (35.43%) QA
2 5 (2.86%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (11.43%) Oracle
2 10 (5.71%) HP
3 9 (5.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.86%) SAP
5 2 (1.14%) Aquila
6 1 (0.57%) Capita
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per month
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Modis International - London
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 26 days ago