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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 802 905 904
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 112 77 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.070% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.073% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 105 67 83
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 £25,200 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £28,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +76 108 £35,000 +7.69% 7
South East +48 32 £32,500 +18.18%
London +70 31 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England +36 13 £30,500 +10.90% 1
Yorkshire +37 12 £36,375 +32.27% 1
Suffolk +12 12 £32,750 +31.00% 1
Ipswich - 12 £32,750 - 1
Surrey - 11 £37,500 -
City of London - 9 £57,500 -
North West +14 8 £26,500 -3.63% 4
West Midlands -3 7 £32,500 +4.00%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £31,000 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £31,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £33,875 - 1
South West -1 5 £33,000 -5.71%
Birmingham -11 5 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 5 £36,500 -
Brighton - 5 £36,500 -
Hampshire +3 4 £28,250 +2.72%
Manchester -10 4 £30,250 +9.00% 4
Macclesfield - 4 £22,000 -
Leeds - 4 £32,500 - 1
Chertsey - 4 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 4 £22,000 -
Berkshire +15 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Bradford - 3 £45,000 -
Bolton - 3 £30,500 -
Reigate - 3 £41,000 -
Newbury - 3 £35,000 -
Kent +20 2 £45,000 +71.42%

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 110 (56.99%) Manual Testing
2 93 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (43.01%) ISEB
4 76 (39.38%) Finance
5 71 (36.79%) SQL
6 68 (35.23%) Automation Testing
7 65 (33.68%) QA
7 65 (33.68%) Software Testing
8 58 (30.05%) Selenium
9 49 (25.39%) ISTQB
10 46 (23.83%) Test Scripting
11 44 (22.80%) Automated Testing
12 42 (21.76%) Regression Testing
13 40 (20.73%) SDLC
14 38 (19.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 34 (17.62%) C#
15 34 (17.62%) JIRA
16 32 (16.58%) Java
17 29 (15.03%) Functional Testing
18 28 (14.51%) User Acceptance Testing
19 26 (13.47%) Team Foundation Server
19 26 (13.47%) SQL Server
20 25 (12.95%) BDD
21 24 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
22 21 (10.88%) Defect Management
22 21 (10.88%) Test Automation
22 21 (10.88%) .NET
23 20 (10.36%) Oracle
24 19 (9.84%) Microsoft
25 18 (9.33%) XML

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 (6.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) FastStats
2 3 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.04%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.04%) PeopleSoft CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.15%) HTTP
1 8 (4.15%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.15%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.07%) MySQL
6 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 58 (30.05%) Selenium
2 34 (17.62%) JIRA
3 26 (13.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (9.33%) WebDriver
5 16 (8.29%) HP UFT
6 15 (7.77%) Cucumber
7 10 (5.18%) SpecFlow
8 9 (4.66%) TestComplete
9 8 (4.15%) SoapUI
10 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (3.11%) Subversion
12 3 (1.55%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.55%) Zephyr
13 2 (1.04%) Hudson
13 2 (1.04%) Ranorex
13 2 (1.04%) Selenium IDE
14 1 (0.52%) Calabash
14 1 (0.52%) Capybara
14 1 (0.52%) YouTrack
General
1 76 (39.38%) Finance
2 13 (6.74%) Games
3 12 (6.22%) Banking
4 8 (4.15%) Marketing
5 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.07%) Billing
6 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.55%) Electronics
8 2 (1.04%) Advertising
8 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.04%) Retail
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.88%) .NET
2 18 (9.33%) XML
3 12 (6.22%) HTML
4 9 (4.66%) CSS
5 4 (2.07%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.07%) Web Services
6 3 (1.55%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.55%) REST
6 3 (1.55%) SOAP
7 1 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.52%) J2EE
7 1 (0.52%) JMS
7 1 (0.52%) JMX
7 1 (0.52%) JSON
7 1 (0.52%) LAMP
7 1 (0.52%) RESTful
7 1 (0.52%) XHTML
7 1 (0.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.22%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.18%) Online Games
4 7 (3.63%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.63%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.11%) Contract for Difference
6 5 (2.59%) Fintech
7 3 (1.55%) Derivative
7 3 (1.55%) Wiki
8 2 (1.04%) iPad
8 2 (1.04%) Replication
9 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.52%) Social Media
9 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.63%) Unix
2 4 (2.07%) Windows
3 2 (1.04%) Linux
4 1 (0.52%) Android
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (56.99%) Manual Testing
2 93 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (35.23%) Automation Testing
4 65 (33.68%) Software Testing
5 46 (23.83%) Test Scripting
6 44 (22.80%) Automated Testing
7 42 (21.76%) Regression Testing
8 40 (20.73%) SDLC
9 29 (15.03%) Functional Testing
10 28 (14.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (12.95%) BDD
12 24 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (10.88%) Defect Management
13 21 (10.88%) Test Automation
14 17 (8.81%) E-Commerce
14 17 (8.81%) Scrum
15 13 (6.74%) System Testing
16 10 (5.18%) Data Validation
16 10 (5.18%) Exploratory Testing
16 10 (5.18%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 71 (36.79%) SQL
2 34 (17.62%) C#
3 32 (16.58%) Java
4 7 (3.63%) C++
5 6 (3.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.11%) Ruby
6 5 (2.59%) PHP
6 5 (2.59%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.59%) VB
7 3 (1.55%) XPath
8 2 (1.04%) C
8 2 (1.04%) Python
8 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.52%) VB6
9 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (43.01%) ISEB
2 49 (25.39%) ISTQB
3 38 (19.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (5.18%) Degree
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (33.68%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.52%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 13 (6.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (10.36%) Oracle
2 19 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.18%) HP
4 3 (1.55%) SAP
5 2 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.52%) hybris
6 1 (0.52%) MKS
6 1 (0.52%) Telerik
6 1 (0.52%) TOWER Software
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago