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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 845 879 869
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 35 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.010% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 34 3 16
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £41,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,750 £24,250
% change year-on-year
-8.39% +35.05%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
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 £27,500 £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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Manual Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Top 28 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 26 January 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 +22 32 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Yorkshire - 16 £30,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 13 £30,000 - 1
Harrogate - 11 £30,000 - 1
London +13 8 £32,500 -23.52% 1
North West - 5 £22,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 - 1
Manchester - 3 £22,500 - 1
Bolton - 3 £22,500 - 1
South East -33 2 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Scotland - 2 £28,750 -
Cheshire - 2 £27,500 -
Wakefield - 2 £27,500 - 1
Warrington - 2 £27,500 -
York - 2 £32,500 -
Berkshire -3 1 £25,000 -28.57% 1
City of London -3 1 £39,500 - 1
West Midlands -10 1 £40,000 +31.14%
South Wales - 1 £25,000 -
Wales - 1 £25,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
Surrey - 1 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £25,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £27,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £30,000 -
Newbury - 1 £25,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Leeds - 1 £32,500 -

Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 36 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.07%) Test Scripting
2 32 (45.07%) Manual Testing
3 26 (36.62%) Degree
4 24 (33.80%) Functional Testing
5 22 (30.99%) ISEB
6 21 (29.58%) QA
7 13 (18.31%) Software Testing
8 12 (16.90%) Automated Testing
8 12 (16.90%) Finance
9 11 (15.49%) Selenium
9 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
9 11 (15.49%) WebDriver
9 11 (15.49%) Test Strategy
10 10 (14.08%) ISTQB
11 8 (11.27%) SQL
12 7 (9.86%) C#
13 5 (7.04%) Java
13 5 (7.04%) JUnit
13 5 (7.04%) Integration Acceptance Testing
13 5 (7.04%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (7.04%) TestNG
14 4 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (5.63%) Automation Testing
14 4 (5.63%) Black-Box Testing
14 4 (5.63%) GAAP
14 4 (5.63%) HP
14 4 (5.63%) Regression Testing
14 4 (5.63%) Oracle Financials

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.41%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) QlikView
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) WebDriver
1 11 (15.49%) Selenium
2 5 (7.04%) TestNG
2 5 (7.04%) JUnit
2 5 (7.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) MSTest
3 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.41%) Open Source
1 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.07%) Test Scripting
2 32 (45.07%) Manual Testing
3 24 (33.80%) Functional Testing
4 13 (18.31%) Software Testing
5 12 (16.90%) Automated Testing
6 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
6 11 (15.49%) Test Strategy
6 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.63%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.63%) Automation Testing
8 4 (5.63%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (4.23%) Test Planning
9 3 (4.23%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.23%) Release Management
10 2 (2.82%) Web Testing
10 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.82%) ERP
10 2 (2.82%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) C#
3 5 (7.04%) Java
4 1 (1.41%) PHP
4 1 (1.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (36.62%) Degree
2 22 (30.99%) ISEB
3 10 (14.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (29.58%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) GAAP
3 1 (1.41%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle
1 4 (5.63%) HP
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
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AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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AMsource Technology
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + pension, parking, cycle to work
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago