Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Manual Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies 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.

Manual Test Analyst
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1046 1017 1155
Rank change year-on-year -29 +138 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 136 208 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.11% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 126 192 143
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,325 £23,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £56,125 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Manual Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Test Analyst in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Manual Test Analyst in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Manual Test Analyst in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst within the UK 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
England -49 133 £32,500 -7.14% 6
UK excluding London -8 108 £32,500 - 5
South East +24 36 £37,375 +9.93%
North of England -18 28 £32,500 - 4
London -22 28 £37,500 -23.47% 1
Yorkshire +18 23 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Midlands +29 16 £28,500 -5.00% 1
South West +12 16 £32,500 -
West Midlands +3 14 £28,500 -8.80%
East of England -1 9 £32,500 -7.14%
North West -29 5 £25,000 -16.67% 3
Wales +12 3 £32,500 +30.00%
East Midlands +37 1 - - 1

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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

1 84 (61.76%) Test Automation
2 77 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (55.88%) Manual Testing
4 62 (45.59%) QA
5 54 (39.71%) SQL
6 52 (38.24%) ISTQB
7 40 (29.41%) Test Scripting
8 38 (27.94%) Selenium
9 34 (25.00%) Finance
10 32 (23.53%) .NET
11 31 (22.79%) SQL Server
12 29 (21.32%) Software Testing
13 28 (20.59%) JIRA
14 27 (19.85%) C#
14 27 (19.85%) Microsoft
14 27 (19.85%) Waterfall
15 26 (19.12%) ISEB
16 23 (16.91%) Scrum
16 23 (16.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 22 (16.18%) Regression Testing
18 20 (14.71%) HTML
19 17 (12.50%) System Testing
20 16 (11.76%) Test Strategy
20 16 (11.76%) Java
20 16 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
21 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
21 15 (11.03%) Functional Testing
21 15 (11.03%) HP Quality Center
21 15 (11.03%) SDLC
22 14 (10.29%) Defect Management

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) Confluence
2 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (27.94%) Selenium
2 28 (20.59%) JIRA
3 14 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.35%) Selenium IDE
4 10 (7.35%) WebDriver
5 8 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 7 (5.15%) SoapUI
7 6 (4.41%) HP UFT
8 4 (2.94%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.47%) NuGet
10 2 (1.47%) NUnit
10 2 (1.47%) Ranorex
10 2 (1.47%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.47%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.47%) TestRail
10 2 (1.47%) YouTrack
11 1 (0.74%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.74%) Subversion
11 1 (0.74%) WATIR
General
1 34 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Retail
3 3 (2.21%) Legal
4 2 (1.47%) Advertising
4 2 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.53%) .NET
2 20 (14.71%) HTML
3 11 (8.09%) XML
4 10 (7.35%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.35%) Web Services
5 5 (3.68%) CSS
6 2 (1.47%) Apache Flex
6 2 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.47%) jQuery
6 2 (1.47%) JSON
6 2 (1.47%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.47%) SOAP
6 2 (1.47%) WPF
6 2 (1.47%) XHTML
7 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.74%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.21%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.47%) AS400
4 2 (1.47%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (1.47%) Derivative
4 2 (1.47%) Fintech
4 2 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.47%) iPad
4 2 (1.47%) iPhone
4 2 (1.47%) Marketing Technology
4 2 (1.47%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.74%) EPoS
5 1 (0.74%) Equities
5 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.74%) User Experience
5 1 (0.74%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.68%) Android
1 5 (3.68%) Windows
2 4 (2.94%) Unix
3 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.47%) Linux
4 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (61.76%) Test Automation
2 77 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (55.88%) Manual Testing
4 40 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 29 (21.32%) Software Testing
6 27 (19.85%) Waterfall
7 23 (16.91%) Scrum
8 22 (16.18%) Regression Testing
9 17 (12.50%) System Testing
10 16 (11.76%) Test Strategy
10 16 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (11.03%) Functional Testing
11 15 (11.03%) SDLC
12 14 (10.29%) Defect Management
12 14 (10.29%) Scenario Testing
13 13 (9.56%) Test Planning
14 12 (8.82%) Black-Box Testing
14 12 (8.82%) Defect Tracking
15 10 (7.35%) Business Analysis
15 10 (7.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (39.71%) SQL
2 27 (19.85%) C#
3 16 (11.76%) Java
4 11 (8.09%) VB.NET
5 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.47%) Ruby
7 2 (1.47%) VB
8 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.74%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) PHP
8 1 (0.74%) Python
8 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (38.24%) ISTQB
2 26 (19.12%) ISEB
3 23 (16.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (8.09%) Degree
5 4 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (45.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (11.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.35%) HP
3 4 (2.94%) TOWER Software
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle
5 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow