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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 843 905 878
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 78 62 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.057% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.059% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 74 61 85
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median 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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
(Click see detailed
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 +64 76 £35,000 +7.69% 7
London +37 28 £40,000 - 2
South East +39 13 £31,000 -1.58% 3
East of England +40 9 £35,000 -
Yorkshire 0 9 £32,500 +18.18% 1
West Midlands - 9 £32,000 - 1
City of London +53 5 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Suffolk +14 5 £35,000 +40.00%
Ipswich - 5 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Surrey +13 4 £30,000 -4.76%
South West +12 4 £35,750 +33.64%
Milton Keynes - 4 £29,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £29,500 - 1
Tamworth - 4 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +16 3 £31,250 +9.64%
Cambridge +6 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Leeds 0 3 £30,000 +5.26%
North Yorkshire -4 3 £31,500 +5.00%
York - 3 £30,500 -
Bristol - 3 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £29,000 -
South Yorkshire +19 2 £37,500 +36.36% 1
North West +16 2 £27,500 -20.28%
Sheffield +15 2 £37,500 +36.36% 1
East Midlands +11 2 £35,000 -
Wales +7 2 £31,000 +19.23%
South Wales +3 2 £31,000 +19.23%
Chatham - 2 £42,500 -

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 127 (60.48%) Manual Testing
2 99 (47.14%) ISEB
2 99 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (43.81%) Finance
3 92 (43.81%) SQL
4 82 (39.05%) Software Testing
5 80 (38.10%) Automation Testing
6 70 (33.33%) Selenium
7 62 (29.52%) QA
8 58 (27.62%) Test Scripting
9 57 (27.14%) ISTQB
10 48 (22.86%) SQL Server
10 48 (22.86%) SDLC
11 47 (22.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 46 (21.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 41 (19.52%) Automated Testing
14 40 (19.05%) Oracle
15 39 (18.57%) Functional Testing
16 36 (17.14%) Test Automation
17 35 (16.67%) Regression Testing
17 35 (16.67%) HP UFT
18 34 (16.19%) Microsoft
18 34 (16.19%) JIRA
19 28 (13.33%) Degree
20 26 (12.38%) XML
21 25 (11.90%) MS Excel
22 24 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
23 22 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
23 22 (10.48%) Scrum
24 21 (10.00%) Java

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 3 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.95%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.10%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) Big Data
5 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 70 (33.33%) Selenium
2 35 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 34 (16.19%) JIRA
4 22 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (8.57%) WebDriver
6 11 (5.24%) SpecFlow
6 11 (5.24%) Visual Studio
6 11 (5.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (2.86%) FitNesse
8 4 (1.90%) Hudson
8 4 (1.90%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.90%) TestComplete
9 3 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.48%) YouTrack
General
1 92 (43.81%) Finance
2 11 (5.24%) Marketing
3 10 (4.76%) Banking
4 6 (2.86%) Games
5 5 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.90%) Billing
7 2 (0.95%) Advertising
7 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.38%) XML
2 17 (8.10%) .NET
3 9 (4.29%) Middleware
4 5 (2.38%) Web Services
5 4 (1.90%) J2EE
6 3 (1.43%) HTML
6 3 (1.43%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.95%) SOAP
8 1 (0.48%) CSS
8 1 (0.48%) REST
8 1 (0.48%) RESTful
8 1 (0.48%) XHTML
8 1 (0.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.24%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.86%) Derivative
6 5 (2.38%) Online Games
7 4 (1.90%) Replication
8 2 (0.95%) Fintech
8 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.95%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.48%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.48%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Social Media
9 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.67%) Unix
2 8 (3.81%) Linux
3 2 (0.95%) Windows
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (60.48%) Manual Testing
2 99 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (39.05%) Software Testing
4 80 (38.10%) Automation Testing
5 58 (27.62%) Test Scripting
6 48 (22.86%) SDLC
7 46 (21.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 41 (19.52%) Automated Testing
9 39 (18.57%) Functional Testing
10 36 (17.14%) Test Automation
11 35 (16.67%) Regression Testing
12 22 (10.48%) Scrum
13 20 (9.52%) Performance Testing
14 18 (8.57%) Test Strategy
15 16 (7.62%) Validation
16 15 (7.14%) Load Testing
16 15 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
16 15 (7.14%) Test Planning
16 15 (7.14%) Waterfall
17 14 (6.67%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (43.81%) SQL
2 21 (10.00%) Java
3 18 (8.57%) C#
4 14 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.86%) C
6 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.43%) VB
8 2 (0.95%) Python
8 2 (0.95%) Ruby
8 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.48%) VBScript
9 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 99 (47.14%) ISEB
2 57 (27.14%) ISTQB
3 47 (22.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (13.33%) Degree
5 7 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (29.52%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 21 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (19.05%) Oracle
2 34 (16.19%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.57%) HP
4 11 (5.24%) MKS
4 11 (5.24%) TOWER Software
5 3 (1.43%) Murex
6 2 (0.95%) Calypso
6 2 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
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