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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 817 827 848
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 41 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.038% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.041% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 21
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +63.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £28,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +42.85%

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
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 6 March 2015 within the UK.

Manual Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Top 26 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 6 March 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 +13 39 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Yorkshire +12 17 £30,000 +11.11%
London +14 14 £32,500 -23.52% 2
North Yorkshire - 12 £30,000 -
Harrogate - 11 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire -1 5 £27,500 -3.50%
North West - 5 £22,500 -
Wakefield - 3 £27,500 -
Bolton - 3 £22,500 -
Manchester - 3 £22,500 -
Leeds - 2 £33,750 -
Warrington - 2 £27,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £27,500 -
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -
East of England +7 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire -19 1 £25,000 -28.57% 1
South East -28 1 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £23,500 -
City of London - 1 £39,500 -
North East - 1 £23,500 -
York - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £32,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £32,500 -
Newbury - 1 £25,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £23,500 -

Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 33 (43.42%) Test Scripting
4 27 (35.53%) ISEB
5 25 (32.89%) Degree
6 21 (27.63%) Selenium
6 21 (27.63%) WebDriver
7 20 (26.32%) QA
7 20 (26.32%) Functional Testing
7 20 (26.32%) Software Testing
8 16 (21.05%) Automated Testing
9 15 (19.74%) Test Strategy
10 14 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (17.11%) Finance
12 12 (15.79%) ISTQB
12 12 (15.79%) Test Automation
13 11 (14.47%) TestNG
13 11 (14.47%) JUnit
14 9 (11.84%) SQL
15 8 (10.53%) C#
15 8 (10.53%) Java
16 6 (7.89%) Integration Acceptance Testing
17 5 (6.58%) JMeter
17 5 (6.58%) .NET
17 5 (6.58%) QuickTest Pro
17 5 (6.58%) Performance Testing
17 5 (6.58%) Load Testing
17 5 (6.58%) Stress Testing
18 4 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
18 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.32%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.32%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) QlikView
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) WebDriver
1 21 (27.63%) Selenium
2 11 (14.47%) TestNG
2 11 (14.47%) JUnit
3 5 (6.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (6.58%) JMeter
4 2 (2.63%) JIRA
4 2 (2.63%) MSTest
4 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.32%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Front Office
3 1 (1.32%) Back Office
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.32%) Open Source
1 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 33 (43.42%) Test Scripting
4 20 (26.32%) Functional Testing
4 20 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 16 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 15 (19.74%) Test Strategy
7 14 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.89%) Integration Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.58%) Performance Testing
10 5 (6.58%) Load Testing
10 5 (6.58%) Stress Testing
11 3 (3.95%) Release Management
11 3 (3.95%) Regression Testing
11 3 (3.95%) Automation Testing
12 2 (2.63%) Black-Box Testing
12 2 (2.63%) Test Planning
12 2 (2.63%) System Testing
12 2 (2.63%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) C#
2 8 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) PHP
3 1 (1.32%) C++
3 1 (1.32%) VB
3 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) ISEB
2 25 (32.89%) Degree
3 12 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.63%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.32%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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