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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 130 130 133
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 53 63 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.47% 1.75% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.81% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 46 53 54
Median salary £32,500 £35,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +6.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
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
3522 3476 3833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.56% 96.77% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2982 2881 3120
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport -7 5 £27,500 -26.66%
Bury - 4 £33,000 -
Wigan -3 2 £27,500 +22.22%
Altrincham +4 1 £32,500 -10.95% 2
Bolton - 1 £25,500 -
Test Analyst
North West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 87 (63.97%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (47.79%) Selenium
3 46 (33.82%) ISTQB
3 46 (33.82%) Test Scripting
4 45 (33.09%) Automated Testing
5 44 (32.35%) QA
6 36 (26.47%) Scrum
6 36 (26.47%) SQL
7 34 (25.00%) C#
7 34 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 32 (23.53%) Test Automation
9 29 (21.32%) Manual Testing
9 29 (21.32%) SDLC
10 28 (20.59%) Java
11 24 (17.65%) ISEB
12 23 (16.91%) Finance
13 22 (16.18%) Android
13 22 (16.18%) Apple iOS
14 20 (14.71%) WebDriver
14 20 (14.71%) TDD
15 19 (13.97%) BDD
16 18 (13.24%) Cucumber
16 18 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (13.24%) JIRA
16 18 (13.24%) Regression Testing
17 17 (12.50%) Degree
17 17 (12.50%) Mobile App
18 16 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 16 (11.76%) Retail
19 14 (10.29%) SOAP

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 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.74%) CICS
2 1 (0.74%) CMS
2 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Maya
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) FTP
2 1 (0.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.74%) DB2
3 1 (0.74%) MS Access
3 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (47.79%) Selenium
2 20 (14.71%) WebDriver
3 18 (13.24%) Cucumber
3 18 (13.24%) JIRA
4 11 (8.09%) SoapUI
5 7 (5.15%) Appium
6 6 (4.41%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.41%) JMeter
7 5 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.21%) Gerrit
9 3 (2.21%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.21%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.21%) TestPartner
10 2 (1.47%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.74%) Firebug
11 1 (0.74%) JUnit
11 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.74%) Toad
General
1 23 (16.91%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Retail
3 8 (5.88%) Games
4 7 (5.15%) Banking
4 7 (5.15%) Local Government
5 4 (2.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.29%) SOAP
2 10 (7.35%) .NET
3 6 (4.41%) Web Services
3 6 (4.41%) XML
4 5 (3.68%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.94%) CSS
5 4 (2.94%) RESTful
6 3 (2.21%) HTML
7 2 (1.47%) HTML5
7 2 (1.47%) JSON
7 2 (1.47%) REST
8 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 14 (10.29%) iPad
3 13 (9.56%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.15%) Economics
4 7 (5.15%) Mathematics
4 7 (5.15%) Physics
4 7 (5.15%) Psychology
5 4 (2.94%) FMCG
6 3 (2.21%) Online Games
6 3 (2.21%) User Experience
7 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.47%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.74%) CESG
8 1 (0.74%) EPoS
8 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.74%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.74%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.18%) Android
1 22 (16.18%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.62%) Windows
3 5 (3.68%) Unix
4 3 (2.21%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.47%) Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (63.97%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (33.82%) Test Scripting
3 45 (33.09%) Automated Testing
4 36 (26.47%) Scrum
5 34 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 32 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 29 (21.32%) Manual Testing
7 29 (21.32%) SDLC
8 20 (14.71%) TDD
9 19 (13.97%) BDD
10 18 (13.24%) Regression Testing
10 18 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (9.56%) Functional Testing
11 13 (9.56%) Web Testing
12 12 (8.82%) Automation Testing
12 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.82%) Defect Management
13 11 (8.09%) System Testing
14 9 (6.62%) Project Management
15 8 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.47%) SQL
2 34 (25.00%) C#
3 28 (20.59%) Java
4 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.88%) Ruby
6 2 (1.47%) PHP
6 2 (1.47%) VBScript
7 1 (0.74%) COBOL
7 1 (0.74%) JCL
7 1 (0.74%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (33.82%) ISTQB
2 24 (17.65%) ISEB
3 17 (12.50%) Degree
4 16 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.74%) HNC
5 1 (0.74%) HND
5 1 (0.74%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (32.35%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.68%) HP
2 5 (3.68%) Oracle
3 2 (1.47%) Cognizant
3 2 (1.47%) VMware
4 1 (0.74%) Alterian
4 1 (0.74%) Capita
4 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.74%) hybris
4 1 (0.74%) Progress
4 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
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