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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 109 133 131
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 84 61 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.18% 1.50% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.58% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69 57 39
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,600 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
3685 3859 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.79% 95.03% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 3186 3184
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +6 7 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Wigan +6 7 £27,000 +20.00%
Altrincham +2 1 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Cheadle - 1 £37,500 -
Oldham - 1 £28,500 -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 82 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (45.07%) QA
3 59 (41.55%) Selenium
4 56 (39.44%) SQL
5 43 (30.28%) Test Scripting
6 40 (28.17%) Automated Testing
7 39 (27.46%) ISEB
8 37 (26.06%) Automation Testing
9 36 (25.35%) Software Testing
10 33 (23.24%) .NET
11 31 (21.83%) ISTQB
12 30 (21.13%) Manual Testing
13 29 (20.42%) Test Automation
14 27 (19.01%) BDD
14 27 (19.01%) SDLC
14 27 (19.01%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (18.31%) TDD
16 25 (17.61%) SpecFlow
17 23 (16.20%) System Testing
17 23 (16.20%) C#
18 21 (14.79%) Finance
18 21 (14.79%) WebDriver
19 20 (14.08%) HP Quality Center
20 19 (13.38%) Scrum
20 19 (13.38%) Java
21 18 (12.68%) Android
21 18 (12.68%) Apple iOS
22 17 (11.97%) SoapUI
23 16 (11.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 15 (10.56%) Banking

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (0.70%) Apache
1 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.70%) SAS
1 1 (0.70%) CMS
1 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
1 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) Internet
2 2 (1.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) VPN
3 1 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.11%) MySQL
4 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.70%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (41.55%) Selenium
2 25 (17.61%) SpecFlow
3 21 (14.79%) WebDriver
4 17 (11.97%) SoapUI
5 13 (9.15%) JIRA
6 12 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (7.04%) HP UFT
7 10 (7.04%) Jenkins
8 9 (6.34%) Cucumber
9 7 (4.93%) Bugzilla
9 7 (4.93%) Selenium IDE
10 5 (3.52%) Appium
10 5 (3.52%) Calabash
10 5 (3.52%) Robotium
10 5 (3.52%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.82%) Hudson
11 4 (2.82%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.11%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.41%) WebLOAD
General
1 21 (14.79%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Banking
3 13 (9.15%) Retail
4 9 (6.34%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.11%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.24%) .NET
2 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.93%) Web Services
4 6 (4.23%) SOAP
4 6 (4.23%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.52%) HTML
6 4 (2.82%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.41%) XML
8 1 (0.70%) LAMP
8 1 (0.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.15%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.82%) PMI
4 3 (2.11%) Interactive TV
4 3 (2.11%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.41%) Statistics
5 2 (1.41%) EPoS
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Telematics
6 1 (0.70%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.68%) Android
1 18 (12.68%) Apple iOS
2 10 (7.04%) Windows
3 4 (2.82%) Linux
3 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.11%) UNIX
5 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.28%) Test Scripting
3 40 (28.17%) Automated Testing
4 37 (26.06%) Automation Testing
5 36 (25.35%) Software Testing
6 30 (21.13%) Manual Testing
7 29 (20.42%) Test Automation
8 27 (19.01%) BDD
8 27 (19.01%) SDLC
8 27 (19.01%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (18.31%) TDD
10 23 (16.20%) System Testing
11 19 (13.38%) Scrum
12 13 (9.15%) Web Testing
13 12 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (8.45%) Regression Testing
14 11 (7.75%) Compatibility Testing
15 9 (6.34%) Mentoring
16 8 (5.63%) Performance Testing
16 8 (5.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (39.44%) SQL
2 23 (16.20%) C#
3 19 (13.38%) Java
4 11 (7.75%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.52%) PHP
5 5 (3.52%) Ruby
6 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (27.46%) ISEB
2 31 (21.83%) ISTQB
3 16 (11.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (9.15%) Degree
5 4 (2.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (45.07%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) FATCA
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (14.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (6.34%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.93%) HP
3 5 (3.52%) Oracle
4 4 (2.82%) SAP
5 2 (1.41%) McAfee
5 2 (1.41%) Capita
5 2 (1.41%) hybris
6 1 (0.70%) Google
6 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.70%) Perforce
6 1 (0.70%) Alterian
6 1 (0.70%) Apple
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