Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £39,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Test Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 277 237
Rank change year-on-year -24 -40 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 4 7 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.051% 0.095% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.097% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 34
Manchester median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% +10.29% -1.45%
10th Percentile £29,425 £27,500 £27,325
90th Percentile £48,475 £41,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £34,000 £30,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +11.48% -10.29% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7669 7211 7181
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.45% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6368 6193 5978
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured QA Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in Manchester

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for QA Test Analyst in Manchester

QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Test Analyst in Manchester

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, QA 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 Manchester region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) RPG
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) AS400
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) RPG
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognizant
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP