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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 131 135 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 57 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.42% 0.97% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.02% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 54 34 50
Average salary £32,750 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3794 3920 3659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.50% 95.05% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3123 3390 3225
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 28 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 28 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 - 9 £34,000 -
Wigan +1 3 £30,000 -9.09%
Salford - 3 £30,000 -
Bolton -4 1 £25,000 +31.57%
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 41 (35.65%) ISEB
2 36 (31.30%) SQL
3 32 (27.83%) Finance
4 31 (26.96%) ISTQB
5 29 (25.22%) Test Scripting
6 27 (23.48%) QA
7 26 (22.61%) Automated Testing
8 25 (21.74%) Selenium
9 23 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 23 (20.00%) .NET
10 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
11 20 (17.39%) Windows
11 20 (17.39%) Scrum
11 20 (17.39%) Degree
12 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (14.78%) E-Commerce
14 16 (13.91%) C#
14 16 (13.91%) Automation Testing
15 15 (13.04%) Waterfall
16 14 (12.17%) XML
16 14 (12.17%) Manual Testing
16 14 (12.17%) Integration Testing
17 13 (11.30%) Web Testing
17 13 (11.30%) Test Automation
17 13 (11.30%) Technical Analysis
18 12 (10.43%) HP Quality Center
18 12 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (10.43%) Performance Testing
18 12 (10.43%) Statistics
18 12 (10.43%) Project Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.87%) Lync
2 1 (0.87%) IIS
2 1 (0.87%) SAS
2 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Office
1 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) FTP
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.87%) DB2
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (21.74%) Selenium
2 10 (8.70%) SoapUI
3 9 (7.83%) WebDriver
4 5 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.48%) FitNesse
5 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.48%) Hudson
5 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.61%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.74%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.74%) JUnit
8 1 (0.87%) Behat
8 1 (0.87%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.87%) UltraEdit
8 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 32 (27.83%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (1.74%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Electronics
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.00%) .NET
2 14 (12.17%) XML
3 10 (8.70%) Web Services
4 9 (7.83%) HTML
5 6 (5.22%) SOAP
6 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.87%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Statistics
2 6 (5.22%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.48%) Replication
4 3 (2.61%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.87%) DTV
6 1 (0.87%) PMI
6 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.87%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Windows
2 5 (4.35%) Android
3 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.87%) UNIX
5 1 (0.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.22%) Test Scripting
2 26 (22.61%) Automated Testing
3 23 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 20 (17.39%) Scrum
5 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (14.78%) E-Commerce
7 16 (13.91%) Automation Testing
8 15 (13.04%) Waterfall
9 14 (12.17%) Manual Testing
9 14 (12.17%) Integration Testing
10 13 (11.30%) Web Testing
10 13 (11.30%) Test Automation
10 13 (11.30%) Technical Analysis
11 12 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (10.43%) Performance Testing
11 12 (10.43%) Project Management
12 10 (8.70%) Project Planning
12 10 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (8.70%) System Testing
13 7 (6.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.30%) SQL
2 16 (13.91%) C#
3 11 (9.57%) VB
4 8 (6.96%) Java
5 6 (5.22%) C++
6 3 (2.61%) Delphi
6 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.87%) PHP
7 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (35.65%) ISEB
2 31 (26.96%) ISTQB
3 20 (17.39%) Degree
4 6 (5.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.87%) MBA
5 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.87%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.48%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (9.57%) HP
2 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle
4 1 (0.87%) Twitter
4 1 (0.87%) SAP
4 1 (0.87%) Apple
4 1 (0.87%) Compuware
4 1 (0.87%) IBM
4 1 (0.87%) Citrix
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