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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 95 101 118
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 97 78 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.46% 2.10% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 2.21% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 71 67 72
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £19,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
3760 3526 4113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.17% 94.76% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3257 3085 3653
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +8 13 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Wigan -6 7 £23,000 -8.00%
Bolton +4 5 £22,500 -15.09% 2
Altrincham +6 3 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 62 (38.27%) SQL
1 62 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (37.65%) Finance
3 56 (34.57%) Selenium
4 55 (33.95%) Test Scripting
5 54 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 47 (29.01%) ISEB
7 45 (27.78%) QA
8 42 (25.93%) Automation Testing
9 41 (25.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 38 (23.46%) Manual Testing
11 36 (22.22%) .NET
12 32 (19.75%) ISTQB
13 29 (17.90%) Automated Testing
13 29 (17.90%) Functional Testing
14 25 (15.43%) SpecFlow
14 25 (15.43%) Oracle
14 25 (15.43%) Regression Testing
14 25 (15.43%) Scrum
15 24 (14.81%) Integration Testing
16 22 (13.58%) Android
16 22 (13.58%) WebDriver
16 22 (13.58%) BDD
17 21 (12.96%) Test Management
17 21 (12.96%) Test Automation
17 21 (12.96%) System Testing
18 19 (11.73%) Degree
19 18 (11.11%) Windows
19 18 (11.11%) E-Commerce
19 18 (11.11%) Apple iOS

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (0.62%) Lync
1 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) MS Office
2 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
1 12 (7.41%) Oracle Receivables
1 12 (7.41%) Oracle Cash Management
1 12 (7.41%) Oracle Assets
1 12 (7.41%) Oracle General Ledger
1 12 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 12 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (7.41%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.17%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (34.57%) Selenium
2 25 (15.43%) SpecFlow
3 22 (13.58%) WebDriver
4 13 (8.02%) SoapUI
5 10 (6.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.70%) Hudson
6 6 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.09%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.47%) JIRA
9 2 (1.23%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.62%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.62%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.62%) Sahi
10 1 (0.62%) RSpec
10 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (37.65%) Finance
2 14 (8.64%) Retail
3 3 (1.85%) Marketing
3 3 (1.85%) Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.22%) .NET
2 12 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.47%) XML
4 3 (1.85%) SOAP
5 2 (1.23%) Web Services
6 1 (0.62%) HTML
6 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.17%) Blackberry
4 9 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.09%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.47%) Open Source
7 2 (1.23%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.62%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.58%) Android
2 18 (11.11%) Windows
2 18 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (33.95%) Test Scripting
3 54 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 42 (25.93%) Automation Testing
5 41 (25.31%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (23.46%) Manual Testing
7 29 (17.90%) Automated Testing
7 29 (17.90%) Functional Testing
8 25 (15.43%) Regression Testing
8 25 (15.43%) Scrum
9 24 (14.81%) Integration Testing
10 22 (13.58%) BDD
11 21 (12.96%) Test Management
11 21 (12.96%) Test Automation
11 21 (12.96%) System Testing
12 18 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 16 (9.88%) TDD
14 13 (8.02%) Web Testing
15 12 (7.41%) Performance Testing
16 11 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (38.27%) SQL
2 15 (9.26%) C#
3 6 (3.70%) Perl
3 6 (3.70%) Python
4 5 (3.09%) VB
5 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.62%) C++
6 1 (0.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (29.01%) ISEB
2 32 (19.75%) ISTQB
3 19 (11.73%) Degree
4 10 (6.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (27.78%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (15.43%) Oracle
2 7 (4.32%) HP
3 5 (3.09%) SAP
4 3 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.85%) Apple
5 2 (1.23%) Aquila
6 1 (0.62%) Capita
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + pension, parking, cycle to work
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aquilaheywood
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 17 days ago