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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 104 94 126
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 92 88 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.20% 2.37% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.50% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 69 79 58
Average salary £32,000 £28,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.30% -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
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
3960 3525 4178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.49% 94.86% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3416 3074 3749
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -3 10 £33,500 +21.81%
Wigan -5 9 £23,500 -6.00% 1
Bolton +8 7 £22,500 -6.25%
Altrincham 0 5 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 60 (38.96%) Finance
2 56 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 51 (33.12%) SQL
3 51 (33.12%) Test Scripting
4 49 (31.82%) Selenium
5 41 (26.62%) ISEB
6 38 (24.68%) QA
7 33 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (20.13%) ISTQB
8 31 (20.13%) Automation Testing
9 30 (19.48%) .NET
9 30 (19.48%) Manual Testing
10 26 (16.88%) Scrum
11 25 (16.23%) Automated Testing
12 24 (15.58%) Functional Testing
13 23 (14.94%) WebDriver
14 21 (13.64%) Windows
14 21 (13.64%) Regression Testing
14 21 (13.64%) Integration Testing
15 20 (12.99%) E-Commerce
16 19 (12.34%) Oracle
17 18 (11.69%) Android
18 17 (11.04%) Test Automation
19 16 (10.39%) C#
19 16 (10.39%) Retail
19 16 (10.39%) Test Management
19 16 (10.39%) SpecFlow
19 16 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (9.74%) Degree

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (0.65%) IIS
1 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.65%) SAS
1 1 (0.65%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (3.90%) MS Office
2 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (5.19%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (5.19%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (5.19%) Oracle Receivables
1 8 (5.19%) Oracle Cash Management
1 8 (5.19%) Oracle Assets
1 8 (5.19%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) FTP
2 1 (0.65%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 49 (31.82%) Selenium
2 23 (14.94%) WebDriver
3 16 (10.39%) SpecFlow
4 6 (3.90%) SoapUI
4 6 (3.90%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (2.60%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.60%) Hudson
5 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.30%) JUnit
7 2 (1.30%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.30%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.65%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.65%) JIRA
8 1 (0.65%) Sahi
8 1 (0.65%) RSpec
General
1 60 (38.96%) Finance
2 16 (10.39%) Retail
3 4 (2.60%) Marketing
4 3 (1.95%) Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.48%) .NET
2 9 (5.84%) .NET Framework
3 7 (4.55%) XML
4 5 (3.25%) Web Services
5 2 (1.30%) SOAP
6 1 (0.65%) HTML
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.79%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 10 (6.49%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.25%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.95%) Open Source
8 2 (1.30%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.65%) DTV
9 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.65%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.64%) Windows
2 18 (11.69%) Android
3 14 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 56 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 51 (33.12%) Test Scripting
3 33 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (20.13%) Automation Testing
5 30 (19.48%) Manual Testing
6 26 (16.88%) Scrum
7 25 (16.23%) Automated Testing
8 24 (15.58%) Functional Testing
9 21 (13.64%) Integration Testing
9 21 (13.64%) Regression Testing
10 20 (12.99%) E-Commerce
11 17 (11.04%) Test Automation
12 16 (10.39%) Test Management
13 15 (9.74%) System Testing
14 14 (9.09%) BDD
14 14 (9.09%) Performance Testing
15 12 (7.79%) Supplier Management
16 10 (6.49%) Service Delivery
17 9 (5.84%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (33.12%) SQL
2 16 (10.39%) C#
3 7 (4.55%) VB
4 5 (3.25%) Python
4 5 (3.25%) Perl
5 3 (1.95%) Delphi
6 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.65%) C++
6 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (26.62%) ISEB
2 31 (20.13%) ISTQB
3 15 (9.74%) Degree
4 12 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (24.68%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (12.34%) Oracle
2 9 (5.84%) HP
3 3 (1.95%) Apple
4 2 (1.30%) SAP
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.65%) Capita
5 1 (0.65%) Aquila
Wigan, Lancashire
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Salary: £26k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago