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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 879 862 883
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 23 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.015% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 11
Average salary £30,250 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £26,425 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £26,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%

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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014 within the UK.

Manual Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Top 22 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 1 September 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 -17 23 £30,250 +10.00% 1
London -17 9 £52,500 +50.00%
Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £30,000 -
Harrogate - 5 £30,000 -
South East +3 4 £29,500 +7.27% 1
Surrey - 2 £30,250 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £36,250 -
Guildford - 2 £30,250 -
City of London -3 1 £30,500 -6.15%
West Midlands -5 1 £32,500 +22.64%
Brighton -23 1 - -
East Sussex -28 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £30,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £28,000 -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £30,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £28,000 -

Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 35 (62.50%) Finance
2 34 (60.71%) QA
3 26 (46.43%) Software Testing
4 25 (44.64%) ISEB
5 24 (42.86%) HP
6 23 (41.07%) JDE OneWorld
6 23 (41.07%) Retail
7 17 (30.36%) SQL
8 16 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
9 15 (26.79%) Scrum
10 14 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (23.21%) 4G
11 13 (23.21%) LTE
11 13 (23.21%) Manual Testing
11 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
11 13 (23.21%) Billing
11 13 (23.21%) TestDirector
12 12 (21.43%) XML
12 12 (21.43%) JIRA
13 11 (19.64%) BDD
13 11 (19.64%) SOAP
13 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
13 11 (19.64%) TDD
14 10 (17.86%) Games
14 10 (17.86%) Workflow
14 10 (17.86%) HTTP
14 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
14 10 (17.86%) Web Services
14 10 (17.86%) Cucumber

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (17.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (41.07%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.79%) Cordys
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) LTE
1 13 (23.21%) 4G
2 10 (17.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 13 (23.21%) TestDirector
3 12 (21.43%) JIRA
4 10 (17.86%) FitNesse
4 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (17.86%) Cucumber
5 6 (10.71%) Selenium
6 3 (5.36%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (5.36%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (5.36%) SilkTest
7 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (62.50%) Finance
2 23 (41.07%) Retail
3 13 (23.21%) Billing
3 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
4 10 (17.86%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) XML
2 11 (19.64%) SOAP
3 10 (17.86%) Web Services
3 10 (17.86%) REST
4 3 (5.36%) .NET
5 1 (1.79%) J2EE
5 1 (1.79%) JSP
5 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.57%) AS400
3 1 (1.79%) Derivative
3 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) iPad
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Software Testing
2 15 (26.79%) Scrum
3 13 (23.21%) Manual Testing
4 11 (19.64%) BDD
4 11 (19.64%) TDD
5 10 (17.86%) Workflow
5 10 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (17.86%) ATDD
6 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
7 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.14%) System Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.36%) Automation Testing
11 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
11 2 (3.57%) Test Management
11 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) C++
3 2 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) ISEB
2 14 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
4 8 (14.29%) Degree
5 7 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (60.71%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 16 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) HP
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.86%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
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