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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 792 883 875
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 91 83 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.077% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.080% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 84 78 100
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +98 86 £35,000 +7.69% 9
South East +73 22 £36,750 +22.50% 1
London +66 14 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Yorkshire +33 13 £35,000 +10.23% 1
East of England +25 11 £40,000 +50.94%
Hertfordshire - 10 £40,000 -
South West +19 9 £30,000 -11.11%
Surrey +19 9 £40,000 +45.45%
North West -13 8 £34,000 +36.00% 3
City of London +36 7 £42,500 +6.25%
West Yorkshire +26 7 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Leeds +27 6 £35,000 +6.06% 1
West Midlands -18 6 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Manchester -10 5 £30,000 +33.33% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
Birmingham -16 4 £32,000 +1.58%
Kent - 4 £42,500 -
East Midlands +11 3 £29,500 +20.40%
Hampshire +7 3 £30,500 -12.85% 1
Lancashire 0 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Gloucestershire -18 3 £30,000 -11.11%
Chatham - 3 £42,500 -
Stevenage - 3 £40,000 -
Redhill - 3 £40,000 -
Brighton +30 2 £32,750 -18.12%
East Sussex +29 2 £32,750 -18.12%
North Yorkshire +6 2 £34,500 +13.11%
Preston -6 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Gloucester -12 2 £28,500 -28.75%
Fareham - 2 £31,750 - 1

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 115 (56.93%) Manual Testing
2 114 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (49.50%) ISEB
4 77 (38.12%) SQL
5 69 (34.16%) Finance
5 69 (34.16%) Selenium
6 68 (33.66%) QA
7 66 (32.67%) Automation Testing
8 61 (30.20%) ISTQB
9 59 (29.21%) Software Testing
10 54 (26.73%) Test Scripting
11 50 (24.75%) JIRA
12 47 (23.27%) Automated Testing
13 45 (22.28%) Regression Testing
14 44 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
15 42 (20.79%) SDLC
16 35 (17.33%) Java
17 33 (16.34%) C#
18 31 (15.35%) Microsoft
19 30 (14.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 29 (14.36%) BDD
21 28 (13.86%) Scrum
22 27 (13.37%) .NET
23 26 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
24 24 (11.88%) MS Excel
25 23 (11.39%) Functional Testing
26 22 (10.89%) Cucumber
27 21 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
28 20 (9.90%) HP UFT
28 20 (9.90%) SQL Server

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 11 (5.45%) Confluence
2 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.96%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) FastStats
2 3 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.47%) HTTP
1 7 (3.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.98%) MySQL
3 4 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (34.16%) Selenium
2 50 (24.75%) JIRA
3 26 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (10.89%) Cucumber
5 20 (9.90%) HP UFT
6 14 (6.93%) WebDriver
7 13 (6.44%) SoapUI
7 13 (6.44%) SpecFlow
8 10 (4.95%) TestComplete
9 8 (3.96%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.47%) Subversion
10 7 (3.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (2.48%) WinRunner
12 3 (1.49%) Calabash
12 3 (1.49%) Capybara
12 3 (1.49%) Fiddler
12 3 (1.49%) SilkPerformer
12 3 (1.49%) SilkTest
13 2 (0.99%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (0.99%) Zephyr
General
1 69 (34.16%) Finance
2 16 (7.92%) Banking
3 7 (3.47%) Games
3 7 (3.47%) Legal
4 6 (2.97%) Back Office
5 5 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.98%) Marketing
6 4 (1.98%) Retail
6 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.49%) Electronics
8 2 (0.99%) Advertising
8 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.50%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.37%) .NET
2 14 (6.93%) XML
3 11 (5.45%) HTML
3 11 (5.45%) Web Services
4 10 (4.95%) CSS
5 5 (2.48%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.48%) SOAP
6 3 (1.49%) REST
7 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.99%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.99%) jQuery
8 1 (0.50%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.50%) JMS
8 1 (0.50%) JMX
8 1 (0.50%) JSON
8 1 (0.50%) LAMP
8 1 (0.50%) Middleware
8 1 (0.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.96%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.47%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.97%) Contract for Difference
4 6 (2.97%) Replication
5 5 (2.48%) Online Games
6 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.49%) Fintech
6 3 (1.49%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.99%) Derivative
7 2 (0.99%) iPad
7 2 (0.99%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.99%) User Experience
7 2 (0.99%) Wiki
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.50%) Equities
8 1 (0.50%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.46%) Windows
2 7 (3.47%) Linux
3 6 (2.97%) Unix
4 4 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.50%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (56.93%) Manual Testing
2 114 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (32.67%) Automation Testing
4 59 (29.21%) Software Testing
5 54 (26.73%) Test Scripting
6 47 (23.27%) Automated Testing
7 45 (22.28%) Regression Testing
8 44 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 42 (20.79%) SDLC
10 29 (14.36%) BDD
11 28 (13.86%) Scrum
12 23 (11.39%) Functional Testing
13 21 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (9.90%) E-Commerce
15 19 (9.41%) Defect Management
16 17 (8.42%) System Testing
17 16 (7.92%) Test Automation
17 16 (7.92%) Waterfall
18 15 (7.43%) Test Strategy
19 14 (6.93%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 77 (38.12%) SQL
2 35 (17.33%) Java
3 33 (16.34%) C#
4 12 (5.94%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.46%) PHP
6 7 (3.47%) C++
7 6 (2.97%) Ruby
8 5 (2.48%) Python
8 5 (2.48%) VB
9 3 (1.49%) Groovy
10 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.99%) XPath
11 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 100 (49.50%) ISEB
2 61 (30.20%) ISTQB
3 30 (14.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (4.46%) Degree
5 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (33.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (6.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.91%) Oracle
3 15 (7.43%) HP
4 6 (2.97%) Telerik
5 4 (1.98%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.49%) Borland
6 3 (1.49%) SAP
7 1 (0.50%) hybris
7 1 (0.50%) IBM
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