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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 846 891 848
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 102 94 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.087% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 101 86 99
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
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 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 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 1 May 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 +41 97 £32,500 - 5
London +14 38 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire +9 21 £32,500 +8.33% 1
South East +14 16 £30,000 -4.76%
York +1 11 £32,500 -
North Yorkshire -4 11 £32,500 +8.33%
West Midlands - 10 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +13 9 £32,500 +8.33%
Leeds +10 9 £32,500 +8.33%
East of England +20 8 £36,250 +3.57%
Surrey -1 8 £27,500 -12.69%
Cambridge +11 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Wales +10 5 £31,000 +19.23%
Cambridgeshire +3 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Harrogate +3 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Bradford - 5 £32,500 -
Reigate - 5 £27,500 -
Milton Keynes +27 4 £29,500 +7.27%
Buckinghamshire +23 4 £29,500 +7.27%
South Yorkshire +18 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Sheffield +16 4 £37,500 +36.36%
South Wales +11 4 £31,000 +19.23%
Staffordshire - 4 £35,000 -
Tamworth - 4 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £31,000 -
City of London +55 2 £65,000 +44.44%
South West -11 2 £37,500 +40.18% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £34,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £31,250 -
Hull - 2 £35,000 -

Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 124 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 109 (50.23%) ISEB
3 104 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (42.86%) SQL
5 91 (41.94%) Finance
6 89 (41.01%) Software Testing
7 83 (38.25%) Automation Testing
8 77 (35.48%) QA
9 75 (34.56%) Selenium
10 62 (28.57%) ISTQB
11 58 (26.73%) Test Scripting
12 57 (26.27%) SQL Server
13 56 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 49 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 47 (21.66%) SDLC
15 47 (21.66%) Automated Testing
16 45 (20.74%) Microsoft
17 41 (18.89%) Oracle
18 40 (18.43%) Test Automation
19 38 (17.51%) Functional Testing
19 38 (17.51%) HP UFT
20 33 (15.21%) JIRA
21 32 (14.75%) Regression Testing
22 31 (14.29%) Degree
23 30 (13.82%) Scrum
23 30 (13.82%) Team Foundation Server
24 26 (11.98%) MS Excel
25 25 (11.52%) XML
25 25 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
26 23 (10.60%) .NET

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (11.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.15%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (26.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.83%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 75 (34.56%) Selenium
2 38 (17.51%) HP UFT
3 33 (15.21%) JIRA
4 30 (13.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (8.29%) WebDriver
6 12 (5.53%) SpecFlow
6 12 (5.53%) Visual Studio
6 12 (5.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (3.69%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.76%) FitNesse
9 4 (1.84%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.38%) Hudson
10 3 (1.38%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.92%) Maven
11 2 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.46%) YouTrack
General
1 91 (41.94%) Finance
2 11 (5.07%) Marketing
3 6 (2.76%) Banking
3 6 (2.76%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.84%) iGaming
5 3 (1.38%) Games
5 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.92%) Advertising
6 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.52%) XML
2 23 (10.60%) .NET
3 9 (4.15%) Middleware
4 5 (2.30%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.84%) J2EE
5 4 (1.84%) Web Services
6 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.38%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.92%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.92%) HTML
7 2 (0.92%) SOAP
8 1 (0.46%) CSS
8 1 (0.46%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.53%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.15%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.69%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.30%) Derivative
6 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.38%) Online Games
6 3 (1.38%) PMI
6 3 (1.38%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.38%) Replication
7 1 (0.46%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.46%) Fintech
7 1 (0.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.46%) iPad
7 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.07%) Unix
2 7 (3.23%) Linux
3 4 (1.84%) Windows
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 104 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (41.01%) Software Testing
4 83 (38.25%) Automation Testing
5 58 (26.73%) Test Scripting
6 49 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 47 (21.66%) Automated Testing
7 47 (21.66%) SDLC
8 40 (18.43%) Test Automation
9 38 (17.51%) Functional Testing
10 32 (14.75%) Regression Testing
11 30 (13.82%) Scrum
12 20 (9.22%) BDD
12 20 (9.22%) Test Strategy
12 20 (9.22%) Waterfall
13 19 (8.76%) Performance Testing
14 17 (7.83%) Test Planning
15 16 (7.37%) Validation
16 15 (6.91%) Load Testing
16 15 (6.91%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 93 (42.86%) SQL
2 20 (9.22%) C#
3 17 (7.83%) Java
4 11 (5.07%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.69%) C
6 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.92%) VB
7 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.46%) Python
8 1 (0.46%) Ruby
8 1 (0.46%) VBA
8 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 109 (50.23%) ISEB
2 62 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 56 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 31 (14.29%) Degree
5 9 (4.15%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (35.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (7.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 41 (18.89%) Oracle
3 13 (5.99%) HP
4 12 (5.53%) MKS
4 12 (5.53%) TOWER Software
5 3 (1.38%) Murex
6 2 (0.92%) Calypso
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