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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 866 889 871
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 37 51 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.042% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.045% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 10
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £25,688
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +55.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £25,688
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +36.25%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Manual Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Top 25 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 17 April 2015. 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 36 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire +25 19 £30,000 +11.11%
North Yorkshire - 16 £30,000 -
Harrogate - 16 £30,000 -
London +4 9 £32,500 -23.52% 1
West Yorkshire +9 3 £27,500 -3.50%
South East -21 3 £25,000 -28.57% 2
North West - 3 £22,500 -
Manchester - 3 £22,500 -
Bolton - 3 £22,500 -
Wakefield - 2 £27,500 -
East of England +29 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire -18 1 £25,000 -28.57%
East Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Leeds - 1 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £20,000 - 2
Suffolk - 1 £32,500 -
North East - 1 £23,500 -
Brighton - 1 £30,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
Newbury - 1 £25,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £23,500 -
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £23,500 -

Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (46.38%) Manual Testing
3 31 (44.93%) Test Scripting
4 23 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 23 (33.33%) Degree
4 23 (33.33%) Selenium
5 22 (31.88%) QA
6 19 (27.54%) Software Testing
6 19 (27.54%) ISEB
7 16 (23.19%) Functional Testing
8 15 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (18.84%) Automated Testing
10 12 (17.39%) C#
10 12 (17.39%) Test Strategy
11 11 (15.94%) TestNG
11 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
11 11 (15.94%) Java
11 11 (15.94%) JUnit
12 9 (13.04%) Finance
13 7 (10.14%) SQL
14 6 (8.70%) .NET
14 6 (8.70%) Integration Acceptance Testing
14 6 (8.70%) ISTQB
15 5 (7.25%) JMeter
15 5 (7.25%) QuickTest Pro
15 5 (7.25%) Load Testing
15 5 (7.25%) Stress Testing
15 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
16 4 (5.80%) Performance Testing
16 4 (5.80%) Microsoft

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (33.33%) Selenium
1 23 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 11 (15.94%) TestNG
2 11 (15.94%) JUnit
3 5 (7.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (7.25%) JMeter
4 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.90%) MSTest
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
6 1 (1.45%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Front Office
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (46.38%) Manual Testing
3 31 (44.93%) Test Scripting
4 19 (27.54%) Software Testing
5 16 (23.19%) Functional Testing
6 15 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (18.84%) Automated Testing
8 12 (17.39%) Test Strategy
9 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.70%) Integration Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.25%) Load Testing
11 5 (7.25%) Stress Testing
12 4 (5.80%) Performance Testing
13 2 (2.90%) Release Management
13 2 (2.90%) Integration Testing
13 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.90%) System Testing
13 2 (2.90%) Automation Testing
13 2 (2.90%) Test Planning
14 1 (1.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) C#
2 11 (15.94%) Java
3 7 (10.14%) SQL
4 1 (1.45%) VB
4 1 (1.45%) Python
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Degree
2 19 (27.54%) ISEB
3 6 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago