The table below looks at the statistics for the Manual Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 834 846 860
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 117 95 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.091% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.094% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 113 89 59
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,700 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Manual Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Manual Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst within the UK.

Manual Test Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Manual Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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
England +33 116 £34,500 +6.15% 7
South East +2 36 £32,500 -7.14% 1
London -4 28 £43,750 +25.00%
Yorkshire +18 22 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Surrey +19 20 £36,250 +3.57% 1
West Yorkshire +15 16 £32,500 +18.18% 2
South West - 13 £32,500 -
York +21 12 £32,500 - 2
North Yorkshire +18 12 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Bradford - 11 £33,750 -
Leeds +2 9 £32,500 -10.34% 2
Reigate -3 9 £27,500 -35.29%
Milton Keynes -3 9 £34,000 +23.63%
Buckinghamshire -3 9 £34,000 +23.63%
Gloucestershire - 8 £40,000 -
West Midlands -9 7 £40,000 - 1
Harrogate +7 6 £32,500 +8.33%
Gloucester - 6 £40,000 -
Manchester +18 5 £23,500 +4.44%
North West +2 5 £23,500 +4.44%
East of England - 5 £26,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £32,500 -
West Sussex - 5 £30,000 -
Coventry - 5 £42,500 -
Wigan +20 4 £23,500 +2.17%
Ipswich - 3 £26,500 -
Crawley - 3 £32,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £26,500 -
City of London +48 2 £42,500 -22.72%
Cheltenham - 2 £32,500 -

Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Manual 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 Manual Test Analyst in their job title.

1 112 (58.33%) Manual Testing
2 107 (55.73%) ISEB
3 88 (45.83%) QA
4 87 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 72 (37.50%) SQL
6 61 (31.77%) Finance
7 59 (30.73%) ISTQB
8 58 (30.21%) Test Scripting
9 55 (28.65%) Automation Testing
10 53 (27.60%) Selenium
11 42 (21.88%) Automated Testing
12 41 (21.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 40 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 39 (20.31%) SQL Server
15 38 (19.79%) SDLC
16 34 (17.71%) Microsoft
17 33 (17.19%) Oracle
17 33 (17.19%) Test Automation
18 32 (16.67%) C#
19 30 (15.63%) Scrum
20 26 (13.54%) Functional Testing
20 26 (13.54%) .NET
20 26 (13.54%) MS Excel
20 26 (13.54%) HP UFT
21 24 (12.50%) JIRA
22 23 (11.98%) Degree
23 22 (11.46%) Waterfall
24 20 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
24 20 (10.42%) Regression Testing

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Manual 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 Manual Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 26 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.69%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.21%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (27.60%) Selenium
2 26 (13.54%) HP UFT
3 24 (12.50%) JIRA
4 20 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (5.21%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.69%) SpecFlow
6 9 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (4.69%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.65%) FitNesse
8 5 (2.60%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.56%) FogBugz
9 3 (1.56%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.04%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.04%) Maven
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.52%) Zephyr
General
1 61 (31.77%) Finance
2 8 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.13%) Banking
4 5 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.08%) iGaming
6 3 (1.56%) Advertising
7 2 (1.04%) Games
7 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.54%) .NET
2 11 (5.73%) XML
3 10 (5.21%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.69%) Middleware
5 4 (2.08%) Web Services
6 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.04%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.04%) HTML
7 2 (1.04%) J2EE
7 2 (1.04%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.21%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.69%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.60%) Statistics
5 3 (1.56%) AS400
5 3 (1.56%) iSeries
5 3 (1.56%) PMI
5 3 (1.56%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.04%) Online Games
7 1 (0.52%) Derivative
7 1 (0.52%) IPTV
7 1 (0.52%) Java Card
7 1 (0.52%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.21%) Linux
1 10 (5.21%) Unix
2 3 (1.56%) Windows
3 2 (1.04%) Android
3 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (58.33%) Manual Testing
2 87 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 58 (30.21%) Test Scripting
5 55 (28.65%) Automation Testing
6 42 (21.88%) Automated Testing
7 41 (21.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 38 (19.79%) SDLC
9 33 (17.19%) Test Automation
10 30 (15.63%) Scrum
11 26 (13.54%) Functional Testing
12 22 (11.46%) Waterfall
13 20 (10.42%) Regression Testing
14 19 (9.90%) System Testing
14 19 (9.90%) Test Strategy
15 17 (8.85%) Load Testing
16 16 (8.33%) Performance Testing
17 15 (7.81%) BDD
17 15 (7.81%) Requirements Analysis
18 14 (7.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 72 (37.50%) SQL
2 32 (16.67%) C#
3 15 (7.81%) C
4 14 (7.29%) Java
5 9 (4.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.04%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.04%) VB
6 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.04%) VBScript
7 1 (0.52%) Python
7 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 107 (55.73%) ISEB
2 59 (30.73%) ISTQB
3 40 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (11.98%) Degree
5 9 (4.69%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.56%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (45.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.19%) Oracle
3 12 (6.25%) HP
4 9 (4.69%) MKS
4 9 (4.69%) TOWER Software
5 5 (2.60%) BT
5 5 (2.60%) IBM
6 1 (0.52%) Calypso
6 1 (0.52%) Murex
6 1 (0.52%) SAP
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