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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 865 883 876
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 32 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.007% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 9
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 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
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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 +20 29 £30,000 -1.63% 2
North Yorkshire +12 13 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire -15 13 £30,000 - 2
Harrogate - 12 £30,000 - 1
North West - 6 £22,500 -
South East - 5 £32,500 -
Bolton - 5 £22,500 -
Manchester - 5 £22,500 -
London +24 3 £32,000 -30.81%
Surrey - 2 £38,750 -
West Midlands -8 1 £40,000 +31.14%
Scotland - 1 £30,000 -
South Wales - 1 £25,000 -
Wales - 1 £25,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £25,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £30,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £30,000 -
Northampton - 1 £35,000 -
Reading - 1 £30,000 -
Warrington - 1 £27,500 -
York - 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £27,500 -
East Sussex - 1 - -

Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (45.00%) Test Scripting
2 25 (41.67%) Degree
3 24 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 20 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 20 (33.33%) QA
5 17 (28.33%) ISEB
6 14 (23.33%) Finance
7 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (15.00%) SQL
10 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing
11 7 (11.67%) Software Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Automation Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Test Strategy
13 5 (8.33%) C#
13 5 (8.33%) Java
13 5 (8.33%) Selenium
14 4 (6.67%) WebDriver
14 4 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
14 4 (6.67%) Test Planning
14 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
14 4 (6.67%) Oracle
14 4 (6.67%) HP
14 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
14 4 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
14 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (6.67%) GAAP
15 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
15 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.67%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) QlikView
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Selenium
2 4 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.33%) JIRA
4 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.67%) MSTest
5 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Legal
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) HTML
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) J2EE
3 1 (1.67%) JSP
3 1 (1.67%) SOAP
3 1 (1.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (1.67%) NHS
1 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.67%) AS400
1 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.67%) iPad
1 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (45.00%) Test Scripting
2 24 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 20 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Software Testing
7 6 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Test Planning
8 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.00%) System Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.33%) Release Management
10 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Web Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) C#
2 5 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) PHP
3 1 (1.67%) VBScript
3 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Degree
2 17 (28.33%) ISEB
3 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) GAAP
3 1 (1.67%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle
1 4 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
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