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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 116 131 151
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 65 56 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.82% 1.40% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.48% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 32
Average salary £35,000 £30,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.82% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,100 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,600 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +10 10 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Wigan +4 6 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Altrincham - 1 £36,500 -
Oldham - 1 £28,500 - 1
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 72 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (43.75%) QA
3 55 (38.19%) Selenium
4 54 (37.50%) SQL
5 48 (33.33%) ISEB
5 48 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 48 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 41 (28.47%) Manual Testing
6 41 (28.47%) ISTQB
7 38 (26.39%) .NET
8 37 (25.69%) Software Testing
9 33 (22.92%) Automation Testing
10 30 (20.83%) TDD
11 29 (20.14%) BDD
12 26 (18.06%) SpecFlow
13 25 (17.36%) Test Automation
13 25 (17.36%) Finance
13 25 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (16.67%) System Testing
15 23 (15.97%) Android
15 23 (15.97%) Apple iOS
15 23 (15.97%) Scrum
16 20 (13.89%) C#
16 20 (13.89%) SDLC
17 19 (13.19%) HP Quality Center
18 18 (12.50%) SoapUI
19 16 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (11.11%) Web Testing
19 16 (11.11%) Mobile App
19 16 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (0.69%) Apache
1 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.69%) SAS
1 1 (0.69%) CMS
1 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
1 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) VPN
3 1 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) MySQL
3 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.69%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 55 (38.19%) Selenium
2 26 (18.06%) SpecFlow
3 18 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 15 (10.42%) WebDriver
5 13 (9.03%) Jenkins
6 11 (7.64%) JIRA
7 8 (5.56%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.86%) Hudson
8 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.86%) TeamCity
8 7 (4.86%) HP UFT
9 5 (3.47%) Bugzilla
9 5 (3.47%) Calabash
9 5 (3.47%) Selenium IDE
9 5 (3.47%) Appium
9 5 (3.47%) Robotium
9 5 (3.47%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.08%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.39%) WebLOAD
General
1 25 (17.36%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Banking
3 5 (3.47%) Retail
4 4 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.39%) .NET
2 7 (4.86%) .NET Framework
3 6 (4.17%) SOAP
4 5 (3.47%) Web Services
4 5 (3.47%) HTML
5 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.08%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.39%) XML
8 1 (0.69%) LAMP
8 1 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.08%) Interactive TV
4 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.39%) Statistics
5 2 (1.39%) PMI
5 2 (1.39%) NHS
6 1 (0.69%) EPoS
6 1 (0.69%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.69%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.97%) Android
1 23 (15.97%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.64%) Windows
3 4 (2.78%) Linux
3 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.08%) UNIX
5 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 48 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 41 (28.47%) Manual Testing
4 37 (25.69%) Software Testing
5 33 (22.92%) Automation Testing
6 30 (20.83%) TDD
7 29 (20.14%) BDD
8 25 (17.36%) Test Automation
8 25 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (16.67%) System Testing
10 23 (15.97%) Scrum
11 20 (13.89%) SDLC
12 16 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (11.11%) Web Testing
13 14 (9.72%) Compatibility Testing
14 10 (6.94%) Regression Testing
15 9 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
16 8 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (37.50%) SQL
2 20 (13.89%) C#
3 16 (11.11%) Java
4 11 (7.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.47%) PHP
5 5 (3.47%) Ruby
6 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 48 (33.33%) ISEB
2 41 (28.47%) ISTQB
3 16 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (7.64%) Degree
5 5 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (43.75%) QA
2 6 (4.17%) FATCA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (13.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.64%) HP
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle
4 4 (2.78%) SAP
5 2 (1.39%) McAfee
5 2 (1.39%) Capita
5 2 (1.39%) hybris
6 1 (0.69%) Google
6 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.69%) Perforce
6 1 (0.69%) Alterian
6 1 (0.69%) Apple
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