The median annual salary for a Software Test Analyst was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Software Test Analyst
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 164 172
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 18 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.44% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.50% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 11
Median salary £24,000 £27,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.72% -19.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,250 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year -0.76% +6.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4048 3423 3240
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.92% 98.11% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 2949 2704
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Software Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Analyst in Manchester

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Software Test Analyst in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Software 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 Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 15 (68.18%) Banking
2 15 (68.18%) Retail
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (54.55%) SDLC
5 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (45.45%) Process Management
6 10 (45.45%) SQL
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle
7 9 (40.91%) Finance
7 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (36.36%) UX Design
8 8 (36.36%) User Experience
8 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
8 8 (36.36%) Data Analysis
9 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
10 6 (27.27%) ISEB
10 6 (27.27%) Degree
10 6 (27.27%) Scrum
11 5 (22.73%) C#
11 5 (22.73%) Java
11 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
11 5 (22.73%) PlayStation
12 4 (18.18%) HND
12 4 (18.18%) Back Office
12 4 (18.18%) QA

Software 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (68.18%) Banking
1 15 (68.18%) Retail
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Back Office
4 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) HTML5
1 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 8 (36.36%) User Experience
3 5 (22.73%) PlayStation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) SDLC
3 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (45.45%) Process Management
5 8 (36.36%) Data Analysis
5 8 (36.36%) UX Design
6 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
7 6 (27.27%) Scrum
8 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (27.27%) Degree
3 6 (27.27%) ISEB
4 4 (18.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle
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