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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 836 921 901
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 88 55 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.050% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.051% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 80 52 77
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £28,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -9.52%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 26 June 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 June 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 +73 85 £35,000 +12.00% 9
London +40 30 £42,500 +6.25% 1
South East +54 19 £31,500 +5.00% 1
East of England +43 10 £35,000 +29.62%
City of London +62 9 £57,500 +31.42%
West Midlands - 9 £33,750 - 2
Yorkshire +25 8 £35,000 +21.73% 1
Suffolk +16 8 £35,000 +40.00%
Ipswich - 8 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £30,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £30,000 - 1
South West +15 5 £41,000 +40.17%
East Sussex +10 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Brighton +10 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Surrey - 4 £35,250 -
Staffordshire - 4 £35,000 -
Sheffield +24 3 £37,500 +36.36%
South Yorkshire +21 3 £37,500 +36.36%
Tamworth - 3 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £29,000 -
Bristol - 3 £42,500 -
North West +20 2 £27,500 -3.50% 4
West Yorkshire +18 2 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Leeds +17 2 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Kent +16 2 £42,500 +70.00%
North Yorkshire +13 2 £30,500 +1.66%
South Wales +9 2 £31,000 +19.23%
East Midlands +5 2 £35,000 -
Wales +4 2 £31,000 +19.23%
Macclesfield - 2 £27,500 -

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 126 (59.43%) Manual Testing
2 105 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (46.70%) ISEB
4 92 (43.40%) Finance
5 87 (41.04%) SQL
6 80 (37.74%) Automation Testing
7 76 (35.85%) Software Testing
8 69 (32.55%) Selenium
9 66 (31.13%) QA
10 57 (26.89%) ISTQB
11 54 (25.47%) Test Scripting
12 46 (21.70%) Automated Testing
13 45 (21.23%) SDLC
14 44 (20.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 44 (20.75%) SQL Server
15 43 (20.28%) User Acceptance Testing
16 41 (19.34%) JIRA
17 40 (18.87%) Functional Testing
18 36 (16.98%) Regression Testing
19 35 (16.51%) Oracle
20 34 (16.04%) Test Automation
21 33 (15.57%) Microsoft
22 29 (13.68%) HP UFT
23 27 (12.74%) Java
23 27 (12.74%) XML
24 26 (12.26%) Degree
25 24 (11.32%) MS Excel
26 23 (10.85%) C#
27 22 (10.38%) Scrum
27 22 (10.38%) HP Quality Center

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 8 (3.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.25%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.94%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.89%) HTTP
1 4 (1.89%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.60%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.94%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) Big Data
6 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (32.55%) Selenium
2 41 (19.34%) JIRA
3 29 (13.68%) HP UFT
4 21 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (8.96%) WebDriver
6 9 (4.25%) SpecFlow
6 9 (4.25%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (2.83%) FitNesse
8 5 (2.36%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.36%) TestComplete
9 4 (1.89%) Hudson
9 4 (1.89%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.94%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.47%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.47%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.47%) YouTrack
11 1 (0.47%) Zephyr
General
1 92 (43.40%) Finance
2 12 (5.66%) Marketing
3 11 (5.19%) Banking
4 10 (4.72%) Games
5 4 (1.89%) Billing
5 4 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.94%) Advertising
6 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.74%) XML
2 19 (8.96%) .NET
3 9 (4.25%) Middleware
4 7 (3.30%) HTML
5 5 (2.36%) CSS
5 5 (2.36%) Web Services
6 4 (1.89%) J2EE
7 3 (1.42%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.94%) SOAP
9 1 (0.47%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.47%) REST
9 1 (0.47%) RESTful
9 1 (0.47%) XHTML
9 1 (0.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.25%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.77%) Online Games
4 7 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.83%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.83%) Derivative
6 4 (1.89%) Replication
7 2 (0.94%) Contract for Difference
7 2 (0.94%) Fintech
7 2 (0.94%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.47%) iPad
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.47%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
8 1 (0.47%) User Experience
8 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.60%) Unix
2 8 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (0.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (59.43%) Manual Testing
2 105 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (37.74%) Automation Testing
4 76 (35.85%) Software Testing
5 54 (25.47%) Test Scripting
6 46 (21.70%) Automated Testing
7 45 (21.23%) SDLC
8 43 (20.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 40 (18.87%) Functional Testing
10 36 (16.98%) Regression Testing
11 34 (16.04%) Test Automation
12 22 (10.38%) Scrum
13 20 (9.43%) Defect Management
13 20 (9.43%) Performance Testing
13 20 (9.43%) Test Strategy
14 16 (7.55%) Validation
14 16 (7.55%) Waterfall
15 15 (7.08%) BDD
15 15 (7.08%) Load Testing
15 15 (7.08%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 87 (41.04%) SQL
2 27 (12.74%) Java
3 23 (10.85%) C#
4 14 (6.60%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.89%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.89%) VB
6 3 (1.42%) C
7 2 (0.94%) C++
7 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.94%) Python
7 2 (0.94%) Ruby
7 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.94%) XPath
8 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) VB6
8 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 99 (46.70%) ISEB
2 57 (26.89%) ISTQB
3 44 (20.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 26 (12.26%) Degree
5 7 (3.30%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (31.13%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 22 (10.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (16.51%) Oracle
2 33 (15.57%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.96%) HP
4 9 (4.25%) MKS
4 9 (4.25%) TOWER Software
5 3 (1.42%) Murex
6 2 (0.94%) Calypso
6 2 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
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