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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 131 80 101
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 66 95 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.80% 2.98% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 3.11% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 61 82 65
Median salary £32,000 £34,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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
3550 3059 3708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.81% 96.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3059 2559 3196
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -14 5 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Stockport +1 3 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Altrincham -7 3 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Bury - 2 £30,000 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £30,000 -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 85 (69.11%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (53.66%) Test Scripting
3 57 (46.34%) ISTQB
4 44 (35.77%) Automated Testing
4 44 (35.77%) QA
5 41 (33.33%) SQL
6 39 (31.71%) Selenium
7 35 (28.46%) Manual Testing
8 31 (25.20%) ISEB
9 29 (23.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (21.95%) Scrum
11 26 (21.14%) SDLC
12 24 (19.51%) Test Automation
13 22 (17.89%) Android
13 22 (17.89%) iPad
13 22 (17.89%) Apple iOS
13 22 (17.89%) C#
14 21 (17.07%) Regression Testing
15 20 (16.26%) .NET
16 18 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (14.63%) Finance
16 18 (14.63%) BDD
17 17 (13.82%) System Testing
18 16 (13.01%) Software Testing
19 15 (12.20%) JIRA
19 15 (12.20%) Cucumber
19 15 (12.20%) Automation Testing
20 13 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (10.57%) TDD
20 13 (10.57%) Windows

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 4 (3.25%) Confluence
2 3 (2.44%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Firewall
1 3 (2.44%) FTP
1 3 (2.44%) HTTP
1 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.44%) Big Data
1 3 (2.44%) DB2
1 3 (2.44%) MS Access
2 2 (1.63%) MySQL
2 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (31.71%) Selenium
2 15 (12.20%) Cucumber
2 15 (12.20%) JIRA
3 12 (9.76%) SoapUI
3 12 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.50%) JMeter
4 8 (6.50%) SpecFlow
5 6 (4.88%) JUnit
5 6 (4.88%) LoadRunner
6 5 (4.07%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.25%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.44%) Fiddler
8 3 (2.44%) Firebug
8 3 (2.44%) The Grinder
8 3 (2.44%) Toad
9 2 (1.63%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.81%) Appium
10 1 (0.81%) Hudson
10 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.81%) MSTest
General
1 18 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Banking
3 3 (2.44%) Billing
4 2 (1.63%) Electronics
4 2 (1.63%) Games
4 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.26%) .NET
2 12 (9.76%) Gherkin
2 12 (9.76%) SOAP
3 8 (6.50%) Web Services
4 4 (3.25%) jQuery
5 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.44%) CSS
5 3 (2.44%) HTML
6 2 (1.63%) XML
7 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.81%) CSS3
7 1 (0.81%) HTML5
7 1 (0.81%) REST
7 1 (0.81%) RESTful
7 1 (0.81%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.89%) iPad
2 13 (10.57%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.69%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.88%) Replication
5 4 (3.25%) User Experience
6 3 (2.44%) iSeries
6 3 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.44%) VSAM
7 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.89%) Android
1 22 (17.89%) Apple iOS
2 13 (10.57%) Windows
3 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.44%) Linux
4 3 (2.44%) Unix
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (69.11%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (53.66%) Test Scripting
3 44 (35.77%) Automated Testing
4 35 (28.46%) Manual Testing
5 27 (21.95%) Scrum
6 26 (21.14%) SDLC
7 24 (19.51%) Test Automation
8 21 (17.07%) Regression Testing
9 18 (14.63%) BDD
9 18 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (13.82%) System Testing
11 16 (13.01%) Software Testing
12 15 (12.20%) Automation Testing
13 13 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (10.57%) TDD
14 12 (9.76%) Exploratory Testing
15 11 (8.94%) Integration Testing
16 10 (8.13%) Waterfall
16 10 (8.13%) Web Testing
17 9 (7.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.33%) SQL
2 22 (17.89%) C#
3 11 (8.94%) Python
4 9 (7.32%) Java
5 8 (6.50%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.50%) Ruby
6 3 (2.44%) C++
6 3 (2.44%) COBOL
6 3 (2.44%) JCL
6 3 (2.44%) PHP
6 3 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (46.34%) ISTQB
2 31 (25.20%) ISEB
3 29 (23.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (8.13%) Degree
5 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.63%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (35.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.44%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.13%) HP
3 6 (4.88%) Oracle
4 3 (2.44%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.63%) SAP
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