The median annual salary for a Software Test Analyst was £26,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 171 169
Rank change year-on-year -32 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 4 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.35% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.36% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 23
Median salary £26,250 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.96% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £36,500 £31,200
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

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 3808 3325 3633
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.04% 97.48% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 2765 2976
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) Android
6 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 2 (28.57%) PHP
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) XML
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Process Management
6 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) Cucumber

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 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Process Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
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