The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Test Analyst
Rank 893 857 891
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 22 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.012% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 13
Average salary £33,750 £29,875 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.97% -0.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £26,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 24 July 2014 within the UK.

Manual Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Top 15 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 24 July 2014. 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 -15 22 £33,750 +12.97% 3
London -24 12 £42,500 +3.03% 1
South East -23 7 £30,250 +4.31% 2
Berkshire +10 3 - - 1
Guildford - 2 £30,250 -
Surrey - 2 £30,250 -
West Midlands +7 1 £32,500 +22.64%
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
South West - 1 £35,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £28,000 - 1
Loughborough - 1 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £28,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £38,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £30,000 -

Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 53 (70.67%) Finance
2 50 (66.67%) QA
3 47 (62.67%) ISEB
4 43 (57.33%) Software Testing
5 42 (56.00%) HP
6 38 (50.67%) Retail
7 35 (46.67%) JDE OneWorld
8 28 (37.33%) SQL
8 28 (37.33%) HP Quality Center
9 24 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 23 (30.67%) SoapUI
10 23 (30.67%) 4G
10 23 (30.67%) LTE
10 23 (30.67%) TestDirector
10 23 (30.67%) Billing
10 23 (30.67%) Telecoms
11 21 (28.00%) Manual Testing
12 20 (26.67%) Scrum
13 19 (25.33%) XML
14 17 (22.67%) TDD
14 17 (22.67%) ISTQB
14 17 (22.67%) JIRA
15 16 (21.33%) SOAP
16 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 15 (20.00%) Cucumber
16 15 (20.00%) BDD
17 14 (18.67%) Confluence
17 14 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (18.67%) FitNesse
17 14 (18.67%) Atlassian

Manual Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 14 (18.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 35 (46.67%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (2.67%) Cordys
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) 4G
1 23 (30.67%) LTE
2 14 (18.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (30.67%) SoapUI
1 23 (30.67%) TestDirector
2 17 (22.67%) JIRA
3 15 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 14 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (18.67%) FitNesse
5 12 (16.00%) Selenium
6 7 (9.33%) WebDriver
7 6 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (6.67%) SilkPerformer
8 5 (6.67%) SilkTest
9 2 (2.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 53 (70.67%) Finance
2 38 (50.67%) Retail
3 23 (30.67%) Billing
3 23 (30.67%) Telecoms
4 14 (18.67%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) XML
2 16 (21.33%) SOAP
3 14 (18.67%) REST
3 14 (18.67%) Web Services
4 10 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (2.67%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.33%) JSP
6 1 (1.33%) J2EE
6 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.00%) AS400
3 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Derivative
4 1 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.33%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
2 7 (9.33%) Windows
3 6 (8.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) Software Testing
2 21 (28.00%) Manual Testing
3 20 (26.67%) Scrum
4 17 (22.67%) TDD
5 15 (20.00%) BDD
6 14 (18.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (18.67%) ATDD
6 14 (18.67%) Workflow
7 11 (14.67%) Automation Testing
8 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.33%) Web Testing
9 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.00%) Integration Testing
11 5 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.67%) System Testing
11 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
12 3 (4.00%) V-Model
12 3 (4.00%) Automated Testing
12 3 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.33%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (2.67%) C++
3 2 (2.67%) Perl
4 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (62.67%) ISEB
2 24 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (22.67%) ISTQB
4 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 28 (37.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (56.00%) HP
2 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.67%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.67%) JBoss
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle
Maidenhead
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
High Wycombe
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago