The median annual salary for a Manual Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Test Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 830 908
Rank change year-on-year +21 +78  
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 54 85 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.093% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.097% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 53 77 50
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +22.80%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Manual Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Test Analyst in England

Manual Test Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Manual Test Analyst in England

Manual Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Test Analyst in England

Manual Test Analyst
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
South East +50 14 £32,625 +3.57% 1
London +5 11 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Yorkshire +13 7 £32,500 -7.14%
West Midlands +10 7 £35,000 +3.70% 3
South West +6 7 £32,500 -20.73% 1
East of England 0 4 £32,500 -7.14% 1
North West -35 4 £34,000 +23.63% 1
Manual Test Analyst
UK

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 79 (64.23%) Test Automation
2 69 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (55.28%) Manual Testing
4 60 (48.78%) ISTQB
5 45 (36.59%) QA
5 45 (36.59%) SQL
6 43 (34.96%) ISEB
7 38 (30.89%) Finance
8 33 (26.83%) Software Testing
9 29 (23.58%) JIRA
9 29 (23.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (22.76%) Test Scripting
11 27 (21.95%) Selenium
11 27 (21.95%) Microsoft
12 26 (21.14%) SQL Server
13 25 (20.33%) Regression Testing
14 23 (18.70%) SDLC
15 22 (17.89%) Test Strategy
16 21 (17.07%) Waterfall
16 21 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 21 (17.07%) Scrum
17 20 (16.26%) Windows
18 19 (15.45%) C#
18 19 (15.45%) Microsoft Excel
19 16 (13.01%) Degree
20 14 (11.38%) Functional Testing
20 14 (11.38%) Non-Functional Testing
20 14 (11.38%) Banking
20 14 (11.38%) Visual Studio
21 13 (10.57%) .NET

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.44%) Confluence
2 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (15.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (23.58%) JIRA
2 27 (21.95%) Selenium
3 14 (11.38%) Visual Studio
4 12 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.88%) JMeter
5 6 (4.88%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.25%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (3.25%) Subversion
6 4 (3.25%) TestComplete
6 4 (3.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.44%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.44%) LoadUI
7 3 (2.44%) SilkPerformer
7 3 (2.44%) SilkTest
7 3 (2.44%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.63%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.63%) TestRail
8 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.81%) Appium
9 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
General
1 38 (30.89%) Finance
2 14 (11.38%) Banking
3 6 (4.88%) Advertising
4 3 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) German Language
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.57%) .NET
2 5 (4.07%) HTML
3 4 (3.25%) Web Services
4 3 (2.44%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.44%) WinForms
5 2 (1.63%) Behat
5 2 (1.63%) HTML5
5 2 (1.63%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.63%) WPF
6 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.69%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.69%) iPad
3 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.44%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.81%) iPhone
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.26%) Windows
2 6 (4.88%) Linux
3 5 (4.07%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.44%) Android
5 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (64.23%) Test Automation
2 69 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (55.28%) Manual Testing
4 33 (26.83%) Software Testing
5 29 (23.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (22.76%) Test Scripting
7 25 (20.33%) Regression Testing
8 23 (18.70%) SDLC
9 22 (17.89%) Test Strategy
10 21 (17.07%) Scrum
10 21 (17.07%) Waterfall
11 14 (11.38%) Functional Testing
11 14 (11.38%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (8.13%) Scenario Testing
13 8 (6.50%) BDD
13 8 (6.50%) Performance Testing
13 8 (6.50%) TDD
14 7 (5.69%) Defect Tracking
14 7 (5.69%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.59%) SQL
2 19 (15.45%) C#
3 4 (3.25%) Java
3 4 (3.25%) VB
4 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.63%) PHP
4 2 (1.63%) Python
4 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.81%) Perl
5 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (48.78%) ISTQB
2 43 (34.96%) ISEB
3 21 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (13.01%) Degree
5 4 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (36.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.88%) HP
3 5 (4.07%) Oracle
3 5 (4.07%) TOWER Software
4 4 (3.25%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.44%) Borland
6 1 (0.81%) Serena
6 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
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