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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 108 113 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 80 73 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.30% 2.06% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 2.13% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 71 60 52
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,850 £35,750
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
3398 3425 3811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.56% 96.61% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2902 2798 3137
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +4 7 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Bolton +21 5 £40,000 +77.77%
Salford - 3 £37,500 -
Wigan - 3 £24,500 - 1
Altrincham - 2 £34,750 - 1
Bury - 2 £29,000 -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 112 (68.71%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (39.88%) Selenium
3 61 (37.42%) QA
4 59 (36.20%) Test Scripting
5 50 (30.67%) ISTQB
6 49 (30.06%) ISEB
7 43 (26.38%) Software Testing
7 43 (26.38%) Test Automation
7 43 (26.38%) SDLC
8 39 (23.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 37 (22.70%) Manual Testing
9 37 (22.70%) Scrum
10 36 (22.09%) Java
11 35 (21.47%) SQL
12 32 (19.63%) Automated Testing
13 29 (17.79%) Retail
13 29 (17.79%) WebDriver
14 28 (17.18%) C#
15 26 (15.95%) BDD
16 25 (15.34%) Automation Testing
17 24 (14.72%) Finance
18 23 (14.11%) JIRA
19 22 (13.50%) Cucumber
19 22 (13.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 21 (12.88%) Functional Testing
21 20 (12.27%) TDD
22 19 (11.66%) System Testing
22 19 (11.66%) Defect Management
23 18 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
24 17 (10.43%) SoapUI

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 (1.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (4.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.23%) DB2
3 2 (1.23%) MS Access
3 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 65 (39.88%) Selenium
2 29 (17.79%) WebDriver
3 23 (14.11%) JIRA
4 22 (13.50%) Cucumber
5 18 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (10.43%) SoapUI
7 9 (5.52%) HP UFT
8 6 (3.68%) Bugzilla
9 5 (3.07%) Appium
9 5 (3.07%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.07%) JMeter
10 3 (1.84%) Fiddler
10 3 (1.84%) Firebug
10 3 (1.84%) Gerrit
10 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.84%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.84%) MSTest
11 2 (1.23%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.23%) Toad
12 1 (0.61%) TestPartner
General
1 29 (17.79%) Retail
2 24 (14.72%) Finance
3 9 (5.52%) Banking
4 7 (4.29%) Games
4 7 (4.29%) Local Government
5 5 (3.07%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.45%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.98%) SOAP
2 10 (6.13%) Web Services
3 9 (5.52%) CSS
4 8 (4.91%) HTML
5 7 (4.29%) XML
6 6 (3.68%) .NET
6 6 (3.68%) JSON
7 3 (1.84%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.23%) HTML5
8 2 (1.23%) RESTful
8 2 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) EPoS
2 12 (7.36%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.75%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.29%) Economics
4 7 (4.29%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.29%) Physics
4 7 (4.29%) Psychology
5 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.07%) iPad
6 4 (2.45%) W3C
7 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.84%) NHS
8 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.23%) FMCG
8 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.23%) Online Games
8 2 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.36%) Android
1 12 (7.36%) Apple iOS
2 11 (6.75%) Windows
3 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.84%) Unix
4 3 (1.84%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.61%) Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (68.71%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (36.20%) Test Scripting
3 43 (26.38%) SDLC
3 43 (26.38%) Software Testing
3 43 (26.38%) Test Automation
4 39 (23.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 37 (22.70%) Manual Testing
5 37 (22.70%) Scrum
6 32 (19.63%) Automated Testing
7 26 (15.95%) BDD
8 25 (15.34%) Automation Testing
9 21 (12.88%) Functional Testing
10 20 (12.27%) TDD
11 19 (11.66%) Defect Management
11 19 (11.66%) System Testing
12 14 (8.59%) Compatibility Testing
12 14 (8.59%) E-Commerce
13 12 (7.36%) Performance Testing
13 12 (7.36%) Regression Testing
13 12 (7.36%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.09%) Java
2 35 (21.47%) SQL
3 28 (17.18%) C#
4 11 (6.75%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.91%) Ruby
6 2 (1.23%) PHP
6 2 (1.23%) VBScript
7 1 (0.61%) Perl
7 1 (0.61%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (30.67%) ISTQB
2 49 (30.06%) ISEB
3 22 (13.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (9.82%) Degree
5 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) HNC
6 1 (0.61%) HND
6 1 (0.61%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (37.42%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.23%) DameWare
2 2 (1.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (7.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.52%) Oracle
3 4 (2.45%) HP
4 2 (1.23%) IBM
4 2 (1.23%) LexisNexis
4 2 (1.23%) VMware
5 1 (0.61%) Capita
5 1 (0.61%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.61%) hybris
5 1 (0.61%) Sage
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