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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 97 116 134
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 89 65 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.27% 1.72% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.82% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 71 58 54
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% +7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,125
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
3736 3569 3864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.38% 94.39% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3146 3043 3340
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £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 2 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 2 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
(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
Stockport +13 15 £36,500 +30.35% 1
Bolton +3 4 £22,500 -11.76% 1
Altrincham +5 3 £37,500 +10.29%
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 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 68 (38.20%) Test Scripting
2 67 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (36.52%) Finance
4 63 (35.39%) SQL
5 58 (32.58%) Selenium
6 55 (30.90%) QA
7 52 (29.21%) ISEB
8 50 (28.09%) Manual Testing
8 50 (28.09%) Software Testing
9 47 (26.40%) ISTQB
9 47 (26.40%) .NET
10 45 (25.28%) Automation Testing
11 44 (24.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 38 (21.35%) Automated Testing
13 35 (19.66%) Functional Testing
14 30 (16.85%) SpecFlow
15 29 (16.29%) Scrum
16 27 (15.17%) Regression Testing
16 27 (15.17%) BDD
17 25 (14.04%) Android
18 24 (13.48%) Test Management
18 24 (13.48%) Integration Testing
18 24 (13.48%) Apple iOS
19 23 (12.92%) Test Automation
19 23 (12.92%) TDD
20 22 (12.36%) Oracle
21 21 (11.80%) WebDriver
22 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
23 19 (10.67%) C#
23 19 (10.67%) System Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.12%) MS Office
1 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Oracle Financials
1 14 (7.87%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (7.87%) Oracle General Ledger
1 14 (7.87%) Oracle EBS R12
1 14 (7.87%) Oracle Payables
1 14 (7.87%) Oracle Receivables
1 14 (7.87%) Oracle Cash Management
1 14 (7.87%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (32.58%) Selenium
2 30 (16.85%) SpecFlow
3 21 (11.80%) WebDriver
4 16 (8.99%) SoapUI
5 10 (5.62%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (5.06%) TeamCity
6 9 (5.06%) Hudson
6 9 (5.06%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.81%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.25%) JIRA
9 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.12%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.56%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.56%) Sahi
10 1 (0.56%) RSpec
10 1 (0.56%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 65 (36.52%) Finance
2 12 (6.74%) Retail
3 6 (3.37%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Billing
4 2 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (26.40%) .NET
2 14 (7.87%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.69%) XML
3 3 (1.69%) SOAP
4 2 (1.12%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.43%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.93%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.25%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.69%) Open Source
6 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) AS400
7 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.04%) Android
2 24 (13.48%) Apple iOS
3 12 (6.74%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (38.20%) Test Scripting
2 67 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (28.09%) Software Testing
3 50 (28.09%) Manual Testing
4 45 (25.28%) Automation Testing
5 44 (24.72%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (21.35%) Automated Testing
7 35 (19.66%) Functional Testing
8 29 (16.29%) Scrum
9 27 (15.17%) Regression Testing
9 27 (15.17%) BDD
10 24 (13.48%) Integration Testing
10 24 (13.48%) Test Management
11 23 (12.92%) TDD
11 23 (12.92%) Test Automation
12 19 (10.67%) System Testing
13 17 (9.55%) Web Testing
14 15 (8.43%) E-Commerce
15 14 (7.87%) Compatibility Testing
16 13 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.39%) SQL
2 19 (10.67%) C#
3 4 (2.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.25%) VB
4 3 (1.69%) Python
4 3 (1.69%) Perl
5 1 (0.56%) C++
5 1 (0.56%) Java
5 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (29.21%) ISEB
2 47 (26.40%) ISTQB
3 13 (7.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (6.18%) Degree
5 4 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.12%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (30.90%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 13 (7.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (12.36%) Oracle
2 12 (6.74%) HP
3 6 (3.37%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.81%) SAP
5 2 (1.12%) Aquila
6 1 (0.56%) Capita
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 27k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Awesome benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Modis International - London
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + PACKAGE + GREAT TRAINING
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago