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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 140 97 107
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 67 80 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.75% 2.46% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.54% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 58 72 68
Median salary £32,000 £34,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -

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
3704 3155 3845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.86% 96.87% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3118 2611 3269
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Bolton -17 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Altrincham -9 3 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Stockport -8 2 £35,000 -7.89%
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 87 (73.11%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (52.10%) Test Scripting
3 57 (47.90%) ISTQB
4 45 (37.82%) QA
5 41 (34.45%) Automated Testing
6 35 (29.41%) Selenium
7 34 (28.57%) Manual Testing
8 32 (26.89%) SQL
9 31 (26.05%) ISEB
10 30 (25.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 25 (21.01%) Scrum
12 24 (20.17%) iPad
13 23 (19.33%) Test Automation
13 23 (19.33%) Regression Testing
14 22 (18.49%) BDD
15 20 (16.81%) Cucumber
15 20 (16.81%) C#
16 19 (15.97%) .NET
17 18 (15.13%) JIRA
17 18 (15.13%) User Acceptance Testing
17 18 (15.13%) Android
17 18 (15.13%) Apple iOS
17 18 (15.13%) SDLC
18 16 (13.45%) Automation Testing
18 16 (13.45%) System Testing
19 15 (12.61%) Gherkin
19 15 (12.61%) TDD
20 14 (11.76%) Windows
20 14 (11.76%) Python
20 14 (11.76%) Exploratory 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 5 (4.20%) Confluence
2 2 (1.68%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) Firewall
1 2 (1.68%) FTP
1 2 (1.68%) HTTP
1 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.68%) Big Data
1 2 (1.68%) DB2
1 2 (1.68%) MS Access
1 2 (1.68%) MySQL
1 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (29.41%) Selenium
2 20 (16.81%) Cucumber
3 18 (15.13%) JIRA
4 11 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (8.40%) SoapUI
6 8 (6.72%) JMeter
6 8 (6.72%) SpecFlow
7 6 (5.04%) JUnit
7 6 (5.04%) LoadRunner
8 5 (4.20%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.52%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.68%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.68%) Firebug
10 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.68%) The Grinder
10 2 (1.68%) Toad
11 1 (0.84%) Appium
11 1 (0.84%) Hudson
11 1 (0.84%) MSTest
11 1 (0.84%) Ranorex
General
1 12 (10.08%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.52%) Banking
3 3 (2.52%) Billing
3 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.52%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Electronics
4 2 (1.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Games
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.97%) .NET
2 15 (12.61%) Gherkin
3 9 (7.56%) SOAP
4 7 (5.88%) Web Services
5 4 (3.36%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.36%) jQuery
6 3 (2.52%) CSS
6 3 (2.52%) HTML
6 3 (2.52%) XML
7 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.84%) CSS3
7 1 (0.84%) HTML5
7 1 (0.84%) REST
7 1 (0.84%) RESTful
7 1 (0.84%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.17%) iPad
2 13 (10.92%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.04%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.04%) Replication
5 4 (3.36%) User Experience
6 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.52%) iSeries
7 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.68%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.13%) Android
1 18 (15.13%) Apple iOS
2 14 (11.76%) Windows
3 4 (3.36%) Linux
3 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.68%) Unix
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (73.11%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (52.10%) Test Scripting
3 41 (34.45%) Automated Testing
4 34 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 25 (21.01%) Scrum
6 23 (19.33%) Regression Testing
6 23 (19.33%) Test Automation
7 22 (18.49%) BDD
8 18 (15.13%) SDLC
8 18 (15.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (13.45%) Automation Testing
9 16 (13.45%) System Testing
10 15 (12.61%) TDD
11 14 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
12 13 (10.92%) Defect Tracking
13 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (9.24%) Software Engineering
14 10 (8.40%) Defect Management
14 10 (8.40%) Integration Testing
14 10 (8.40%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.89%) SQL
2 20 (16.81%) C#
3 14 (11.76%) Python
4 12 (10.08%) Java
5 9 (7.56%) Ruby
6 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.36%) C++
7 4 (3.36%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.52%) PHP
9 2 (1.68%) COBOL
9 2 (1.68%) JCL
Qualifications
1 57 (47.90%) ISTQB
2 31 (26.05%) ISEB
3 30 (25.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (10.08%) Degree
5 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.36%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (37.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.68%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.72%) HP
3 6 (5.04%) Oracle
4 2 (1.68%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.68%) SAP
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25k-£32k per annum, dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 plus 29 days holiday + bank holidays, pension and 5% monthly cash bonus, Health Cash plan scheme, 35 hour working week and excellent learning and development opportunities
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + flexible working
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