The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 131 142 126
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 49 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.24% 1.04% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.09% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 47
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3728 4032 3588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.26% 95.39% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3047 3504 3189
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Test Analyst
North West

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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 - 7 £34,000 - 1
Wigan 0 3 £30,000 -9.09%
Salford - 3 £30,000 - 1
Cheadle +4 1 £34,000 -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 44 (39.29%) ISEB
2 35 (31.25%) SQL
3 34 (30.36%) Finance
4 31 (27.68%) Test Scripting
5 29 (25.89%) ISTQB
6 24 (21.43%) Selenium
7 23 (20.54%) QA
8 22 (19.64%) Degree
9 21 (18.75%) Automated Testing
9 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 20 (17.86%) .NET
11 19 (16.96%) Windows
11 19 (16.96%) Software Testing
12 18 (16.07%) Scrum
13 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (14.29%) E-Commerce
15 15 (13.39%) C#
15 15 (13.39%) Integration Testing
16 14 (12.50%) Web Testing
16 14 (12.50%) Manual Testing
16 14 (12.50%) Waterfall
16 14 (12.50%) Automation Testing
16 14 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
17 13 (11.61%) Statistics
17 13 (11.61%) XML
17 13 (11.61%) Project Management
18 12 (10.71%) Test Automation
18 12 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
18 12 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
19 11 (9.82%) System Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.89%) Lync
2 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) FTP
1 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.89%) DB2
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (21.43%) Selenium
2 11 (9.82%) SoapUI
3 7 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 6 (5.36%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.57%) Hudson
5 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.57%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.68%) JUnit
6 3 (2.68%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.89%) JIRA
8 1 (0.89%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.89%) UltraEdit
8 1 (0.89%) Behat
General
1 34 (30.36%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.86%) .NET
2 13 (11.61%) XML
3 9 (8.04%) Web Services
3 9 (8.04%) HTML
4 7 (6.25%) SOAP
5 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.89%) J2EE
6 1 (0.89%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Statistics
2 7 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (0.89%) PMI
4 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.89%) Social Media
4 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Windows
2 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.68%) Android
2 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.79%) UNIX
3 2 (1.79%) Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.68%) Test Scripting
2 21 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 19 (16.96%) Software Testing
4 18 (16.07%) Scrum
5 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 15 (13.39%) Integration Testing
8 14 (12.50%) Web Testing
8 14 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 14 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 14 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 14 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
9 13 (11.61%) Project Management
10 12 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 12 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (9.82%) System Testing
12 10 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (6.25%) Performance Testing
13 7 (6.25%) TDD
14 6 (5.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.25%) SQL
2 15 (13.39%) C#
3 10 (8.93%) Java
3 10 (8.93%) VB
4 6 (5.36%) C++
5 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) VBScript
6 1 (0.89%) PHP
6 1 (0.89%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 44 (39.29%) ISEB
2 29 (25.89%) ISTQB
3 22 (19.64%) Degree
4 1 (0.89%) CSQA
4 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.89%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.54%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (9.82%) HP
2 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.36%) Oracle
4 1 (0.89%) IBM
4 1 (0.89%) Compuware
4 1 (0.89%) Citrix
4 1 (0.89%) VMware
4 1 (0.89%) Twitter
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