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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 860 867 877
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 36 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.014% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 10
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £26,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £38,900
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,250 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -7.37%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Manual Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Top 23 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 24 October 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 +11 35 £30,000 - 3
Yorkshire -32 14 £30,000 - 1
North Yorkshire -4 12 £30,000 - 1
Harrogate - 12 £30,000 - 1
London +20 10 £43,500 +33.84%
South East -4 7 £30,000 -14.28%
Brighton - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Manchester -1 3 £22,500 -10.00% 1
North West -19 3 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Bolton - 3 £22,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £36,250 -
City of London +14 1 £30,500 -6.15%
Surrey -4 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Northamptonshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £30,000 -
Northampton - 1 £35,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £30,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £27,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 1

Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (46.55%) QA
2 26 (44.83%) Finance
3 19 (32.76%) ISEB
3 19 (32.76%) Manual Testing
4 18 (31.03%) Degree
5 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
6 16 (27.59%) HP
6 16 (27.59%) SQL
6 16 (27.59%) Test Scripting
7 15 (25.86%) Test Planning
8 12 (20.69%) ISTQB
8 12 (20.69%) Retail
8 12 (20.69%) JDE OneWorld
8 12 (20.69%) XML
8 12 (20.69%) Functional Testing
9 11 (18.97%) JIRA
9 11 (18.97%) SoapUI
10 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
10 10 (17.24%) BDD
10 10 (17.24%) SOAP
10 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 10 (17.24%) Scrum
11 9 (15.52%) Games
11 9 (15.52%) Workflow
11 9 (15.52%) TDD
11 9 (15.52%) HTTP
11 9 (15.52%) Web Services
11 9 (15.52%) Confluence

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (15.52%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (20.69%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.72%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) HTTP
2 3 (5.17%) LTE
2 3 (5.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) QlikView
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) JIRA
1 11 (18.97%) SoapUI
2 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
3 9 (15.52%) FitNesse
3 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.62%) Selenium
5 4 (6.90%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.17%) TestDirector
7 2 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.72%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (1.72%) SilkTest
8 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (44.83%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Retail
3 9 (15.52%) Games
4 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.17%) Billing
6 1 (1.72%) Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) XML
2 10 (17.24%) SOAP
3 9 (15.52%) Web Services
3 9 (15.52%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) J2EE
4 1 (1.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (1.72%) NHS
1 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.72%) AS400
1 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.72%) iPad
1 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) Manual Testing
3 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
4 16 (27.59%) Test Scripting
5 15 (25.86%) Test Planning
6 12 (20.69%) Functional Testing
7 10 (17.24%) BDD
7 10 (17.24%) Scrum
8 9 (15.52%) Workflow
8 9 (15.52%) TDD
8 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (15.52%) ATDD
9 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
10 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.62%) Automation Testing
11 4 (6.90%) Black-Box Testing
11 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
13 2 (3.45%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) ISEB
2 18 (31.03%) Degree
3 12 (20.69%) ISTQB
4 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (46.55%) QA
2 4 (6.90%) GAAP
3 1 (1.72%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) HP
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.52%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle
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AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago