The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Manual Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 808 890 883
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 110 73 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.067% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.070% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 106 63 96
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,750 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £45,000 £43,200
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Manual Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

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 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 107 £34,000 +4.61% 12
South East +62 29 £32,500 +18.18% 3
London +46 26 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Yorkshire +31 13 £33,750 +10.65% 2
Surrey - 13 £37,500 -
East of England +31 11 £30,500 +1.66% 1
North West +19 11 £28,750 +5.50% 4
Suffolk - 10 £30,500 - 1
Ipswich - 10 £30,500 - 1
South West -19 9 £33,000 -5.71% 1
West Yorkshire +26 8 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -11 8 £30,250 +5.21%
City of London - 7 £55,000 -
Manchester -8 6 £30,000 +0.84% 3
Birmingham -29 6 £33,750 +22.72%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £31,000 -
Chertsey - 5 £32,500 -
Reigate - 5 £41,000 -
Leeds - 5 £32,500 - 1
Hampshire +12 4 £28,250 +2.72%
Cheshire - 4 £22,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £31,500 -
Macclesfield - 4 £22,000 -
Bolton - 3 £30,500 -
Newbury - 3 £35,000 - 1
Bradford - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Bristol - 3 £33,000 -
Kent +11 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Cardiff +10 2 £27,250 -2.67%

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Manual Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 108 (54.55%) Manual Testing
2 102 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (46.97%) ISEB
4 77 (38.89%) QA
5 73 (36.87%) Finance
6 70 (35.35%) SQL
7 64 (32.32%) Software Testing
8 62 (31.31%) Selenium
8 62 (31.31%) Automation Testing
9 53 (26.77%) ISTQB
10 52 (26.26%) Test Scripting
11 49 (24.75%) Automated Testing
12 47 (23.74%) SDLC
13 43 (21.72%) Regression Testing
14 39 (19.70%) JIRA
15 37 (18.69%) C#
16 34 (17.17%) Java
17 33 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 30 (15.15%) BDD
19 28 (14.14%) User Acceptance Testing
20 26 (13.13%) .NET
21 25 (12.63%) Functional Testing
22 24 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
23 21 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
23 21 (10.61%) Cucumber
24 20 (10.10%) E-Commerce
25 19 (9.60%) SQL Server
25 19 (9.60%) Scrum
25 19 (9.60%) Defect Management
25 19 (9.60%) Test Automation

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) FastStats
1 4 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.01%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.04%) HTTP
1 8 (4.04%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.02%) MySQL
6 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 62 (31.31%) Selenium
2 39 (19.70%) JIRA
3 24 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (10.61%) Cucumber
5 18 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 15 (7.58%) HP UFT
7 13 (6.57%) SpecFlow
8 12 (6.06%) TestComplete
9 10 (5.05%) SoapUI
10 7 (3.54%) Subversion
10 7 (3.54%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (1.52%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.52%) Calabash
11 3 (1.52%) Capybara
11 3 (1.52%) Fiddler
11 3 (1.52%) Zephyr
12 2 (1.01%) Ranorex
12 2 (1.01%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (1.01%) WinRunner
General
1 73 (36.87%) Finance
2 13 (6.57%) Games
3 12 (6.06%) Banking
4 7 (3.54%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.53%) Marketing
5 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.02%) Back Office
6 4 (2.02%) Billing
6 4 (2.02%) Electronics
6 4 (2.02%) Retail
7 2 (1.01%) Advertising
7 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.01%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.13%) .NET
2 16 (8.08%) XML
3 13 (6.57%) HTML
4 9 (4.55%) CSS
5 6 (3.03%) Web Services
6 5 (2.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.02%) SOAP
8 3 (1.52%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.52%) REST
9 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.51%) JMS
10 1 (0.51%) JMX
10 1 (0.51%) JSON
10 1 (0.51%) LAMP
10 1 (0.51%) RESTful
10 1 (0.51%) XHTML
10 1 (0.51%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.57%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.05%) Online Games
4 8 (4.04%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.54%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.03%) Contract for Difference
7 5 (2.53%) Fintech
8 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.52%) Derivative
8 3 (1.52%) Replication
8 3 (1.52%) Wiki
9 2 (1.01%) User Experience
10 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.51%) iPad
10 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.54%) Unix
2 6 (3.03%) Windows
3 3 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (54.55%) Manual Testing
2 102 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (32.32%) Software Testing
4 62 (31.31%) Automation Testing
5 52 (26.26%) Test Scripting
6 49 (24.75%) Automated Testing
7 47 (23.74%) SDLC
8 43 (21.72%) Regression Testing
9 30 (15.15%) BDD
10 28 (14.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (12.63%) Functional Testing
12 21 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (10.10%) E-Commerce
14 19 (9.60%) Defect Management
14 19 (9.60%) Scrum
14 19 (9.60%) Test Automation
15 16 (8.08%) System Testing
16 10 (5.05%) Exploratory Testing
17 9 (4.55%) Test Strategy
18 8 (4.04%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 70 (35.35%) SQL
2 37 (18.69%) C#
3 34 (17.17%) Java
4 7 (3.54%) C++
4 7 (3.54%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.54%) Ruby
5 6 (3.03%) PHP
6 5 (2.53%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.53%) VB
7 3 (1.52%) XPath
8 2 (1.01%) C
8 2 (1.01%) Python
8 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) VB6
9 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (46.97%) ISEB
2 53 (26.77%) ISTQB
3 33 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (38.89%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 13 (6.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (9.09%) Oracle
2 15 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.55%) HP
4 4 (2.02%) SAP
5 2 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.01%) Telerik
6 1 (0.51%) hybris
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