The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 120 125 131
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 59 58 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.69% 1.75% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.81% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 53
Median salary £29,000 £35,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.88% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £40,000 £37,400
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,073 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -2.64%
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
3415 3206 3798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.88% 96.71% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2935 2670 3109
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 28 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -1 5 £27,500 -26.66%
Wigan +4 4 £27,500 +22.22%
Bury - 2 £31,750 -
Altrincham +2 1 £32,500 -10.95% 1
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 92 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (43.48%) Selenium
3 45 (32.61%) QA
3 45 (32.61%) ISTQB
4 43 (31.16%) Test Scripting
5 39 (28.26%) Software Testing
6 37 (26.81%) Automated Testing
7 35 (25.36%) Scrum
8 33 (23.91%) SQL
9 32 (23.19%) ISEB
10 31 (22.46%) Manual Testing
10 31 (22.46%) SDLC
11 29 (21.01%) Test Automation
12 28 (20.29%) Java
13 27 (19.57%) C#
14 24 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (16.67%) WebDriver
16 22 (15.94%) Cucumber
16 22 (15.94%) BDD
16 22 (15.94%) Finance
17 20 (14.49%) JIRA
17 20 (14.49%) Retail
18 19 (13.77%) TDD
19 18 (13.04%) Apple iOS
19 18 (13.04%) Android
20 17 (12.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 15 (10.87%) Degree
22 14 (10.14%) System Testing
22 14 (10.14%) SOAP
22 14 (10.14%) Automation Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.72%) CMS
2 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 60 (43.48%) Selenium
2 23 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 22 (15.94%) Cucumber
4 20 (14.49%) JIRA
5 14 (10.14%) SoapUI
6 10 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.35%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.62%) Appium
8 5 (3.62%) JMeter
9 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.90%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.17%) Gerrit
10 3 (2.17%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.17%) MSTest
10 3 (2.17%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.17%) TestPartner
11 2 (1.45%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.45%) Fiddler
11 2 (1.45%) Firebug
12 1 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 22 (15.94%) Finance
2 20 (14.49%) Retail
3 8 (5.80%) Games
4 7 (5.07%) Local Government
5 6 (4.35%) Banking
6 5 (3.62%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.14%) SOAP
2 8 (5.80%) XML
3 7 (5.07%) .NET
3 7 (5.07%) CSS
4 6 (4.35%) HTML
4 6 (4.35%) Web Services
5 4 (2.90%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.90%) JSON
6 3 (2.17%) RESTful
7 2 (1.45%) HTML5
8 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.72%) jQuery
8 1 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.52%) iPad
5 7 (5.07%) Economics
5 7 (5.07%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.07%) Physics
5 7 (5.07%) Psychology
6 4 (2.90%) FMCG
7 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.17%) EPoS
7 3 (2.17%) Online Games
7 3 (2.17%) User Experience
7 3 (2.17%) W3C
8 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.45%) NHS
9 1 (0.72%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.04%) Android
1 18 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.97%) Windows
3 4 (2.90%) Unix
4 3 (2.17%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.45%) Linux
5 2 (1.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.16%) Test Scripting
3 39 (28.26%) Software Testing
4 37 (26.81%) Automated Testing
5 35 (25.36%) Scrum
6 31 (22.46%) Manual Testing
6 31 (22.46%) SDLC
7 29 (21.01%) Test Automation
8 24 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (15.94%) BDD
10 19 (13.77%) TDD
11 14 (10.14%) Automation Testing
11 14 (10.14%) Defect Management
11 14 (10.14%) System Testing
12 13 (9.42%) Regression Testing
13 12 (8.70%) Web Testing
14 11 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (7.97%) Functional Testing
15 9 (6.52%) System Integration Testing
15 9 (6.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.91%) SQL
2 28 (20.29%) Java
3 27 (19.57%) C#
4 12 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.80%) Ruby
6 2 (1.45%) PHP
6 2 (1.45%) Python
6 2 (1.45%) VBScript
7 1 (0.72%) Perl
7 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (32.61%) ISTQB
2 32 (23.19%) ISEB
3 17 (12.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (10.87%) Degree
5 1 (0.72%) HNC
5 1 (0.72%) HND
5 1 (0.72%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (32.61%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (1.45%) HP
3 2 (1.45%) VMware
4 1 (0.72%) Alterian
4 1 (0.72%) Capita
4 1 (0.72%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.72%) hybris
4 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
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