Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Senior Test Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 275 259
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 3 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.040% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 14
Manchester median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £30,700 £29,250 £27,125
90th Percentile £49,300 £51,250 £39,738
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +2.94%

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 7,244 7,151 6,761
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.14% 97.15% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,006 6,170 5,608
Manchester median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Manchester

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Analyst in Manchester

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Analyst in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) TestRail
3 1 (33.33%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) e-Learning
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management

Senior 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) TestRail
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) e-Learning
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian