Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £28,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Test Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 174 112
Rank change year-on-year -53 -62 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 67 109 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.84% 1.45% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.49% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 58 95 156
Manchester median annual salary £28,250 £31,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.32% -7.35% +7.94%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £44,475 £39,050 £43,750
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.99% +11.67%

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 7767 7309 7124
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 97.44% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6454 6278 5936
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 £58,835
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Manchester

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Manchester

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Manchester

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury +4 3 £32,500 -1.52%
Stockport -13 3 £37,500 +36.36%
Cheadle -9 2 £24,750 -17.50%
Bolton -6 1 £27,500 -9.69%
Sale - 1 £28,000 -
Test Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (52.24%) ISTQB
1 35 (52.24%) Test Automation
2 23 (34.33%) SQL
3 22 (32.84%) Manual Testing
4 20 (29.85%) Selenium
4 20 (29.85%) QA
4 20 (29.85%) Test Scripting
4 20 (29.85%) ISEB
5 19 (28.36%) Java
6 18 (26.87%) Software Testing
7 15 (22.39%) Degree
7 15 (22.39%) JIRA
7 15 (22.39%) Retail
7 15 (22.39%) Finance
8 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (17.91%) Mobile App
9 12 (17.91%) SDLC
10 11 (16.42%) E-Commerce
10 11 (16.42%) C#
11 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
11 10 (14.93%) Regression Testing
11 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (13.43%) User Experience
13 8 (11.94%) Oracle
13 8 (11.94%) Scrum
13 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.45%) HTML
14 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
14 7 (10.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 2 (2.99%) CMS
1 2 (2.99%) Confluence
2 1 (1.49%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.49%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.49%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Magento
2 2 (2.99%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
2 2 (2.99%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) DB2
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Selenium
2 15 (22.39%) JIRA
3 6 (8.96%) SoapUI
3 6 (8.96%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.48%) Bugzilla
4 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.48%) JMeter
5 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.99%) MSTest
5 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.99%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.99%) TestRail
5 2 (2.99%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.49%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
1 15 (22.39%) Retail
2 3 (4.48%) Italian Language
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) HTML
2 6 (8.96%) .NET
3 5 (7.46%) SOAP
3 5 (7.46%) XML
4 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.48%) HTML5
4 3 (4.48%) RESTful
4 3 (4.48%) WCF
5 1 (1.49%) CSS
5 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.49%) Middleware
5 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (17.91%) Mobile App
3 9 (13.43%) User Experience
4 3 (4.48%) EPoS
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) Fintech
6 1 (1.49%) AS400
6 1 (1.49%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.49%) iPad
6 1 (1.49%) iSeries
6 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.49%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Android
1 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Unix
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (52.24%) Test Automation
2 22 (32.84%) Manual Testing
3 20 (29.85%) Test Scripting
4 18 (26.87%) Software Testing
5 12 (17.91%) SDLC
6 11 (16.42%) E-Commerce
7 10 (14.93%) Regression Testing
7 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (11.94%) Scrum
9 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
10 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
11 5 (7.46%) CRM
11 5 (7.46%) Exploratory Testing
11 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing
12 4 (5.97%) ERP
12 4 (5.97%) Performance Testing
12 4 (5.97%) Quality Management
12 4 (5.97%) System Testing
12 4 (5.97%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.33%) SQL
2 19 (28.36%) Java
3 11 (16.42%) C#
4 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.96%) C++
5 6 (8.96%) PHP
5 6 (8.96%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.46%) Python
6 5 (7.46%) VB
7 4 (5.97%) VBScript
8 3 (4.48%) XPath
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) RPG
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (52.24%) ISTQB
2 20 (29.85%) ISEB
3 15 (22.39%) Degree
4 7 (10.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (29.85%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) HP
2 5 (7.46%) Sage
3 2 (2.99%) Cognos
3 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.99%) SAP
3 2 (2.99%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.49%) IBM
4 1 (1.49%) Pega
4 1 (1.49%) Progress
4 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.49%) VocaLink