The median annual salary for a Manual Test Analyst was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 831 867
Rank change year-on-year +49 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 70 119 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.11% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.12% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 69 117 93
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.53% +3.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Manual Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Test Analyst in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 63 £32,500 - 6
South East +51 14 £32,500 - 2
Yorkshire +10 13 £30,000 -7.69% 1
East of England +34 8 £37,500 -
South West +36 7 £33,000 +1.53%
London +35 7 £45,000 - 1
North West -12 7 £30,500 +29.78%
Manchester -20 7 £30,500 +29.78%
Hertfordshire +19 6 £37,500 +3.44%
West Yorkshire +2 6 £30,000 -7.69% 1
City of London +39 5 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Hampshire +24 5 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Leeds +13 5 £30,000 -7.69% 1
North Yorkshire -3 5 £35,750 +10.00%
York -4 5 £35,750 +10.00%
Stevenage - 5 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 4 £27,500 -
Brighton - 4 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £27,500 - 2
West Midlands +25 3 £31,500 -6.66%
Wiltshire +20 3 £33,000 +1.53%
Birmingham +19 3 £31,500 -3.07%
Surrey +36 2 £28,500 +3.63%
Reigate +25 2 £28,500 +3.63%
South Yorkshire +6 2 £25,000 -33.33%
Sheffield +5 2 £25,000 -33.33%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £32,500 -
Bath - 2 £43,750 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 95 (56.21%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (55.03%) Manual Testing
3 81 (47.93%) ISTQB
4 77 (45.56%) ISEB
5 66 (39.05%) SQL
6 55 (32.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 52 (30.77%) Automation Testing
8 49 (28.99%) Finance
9 48 (28.40%) JIRA
9 48 (28.40%) Selenium
10 45 (26.63%) Automated Testing
10 45 (26.63%) Microsoft
11 44 (26.04%) Test Scripting
12 43 (25.44%) Software Testing
13 41 (24.26%) QA
14 38 (22.49%) Regression Testing
15 35 (20.71%) MS Excel
16 29 (17.16%) Scrum
17 26 (15.38%) Test Strategy
18 25 (14.79%) Waterfall
19 24 (14.20%) SQL Server
20 23 (13.61%) Banking
20 23 (13.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 21 (12.43%) Functional Testing
21 21 (12.43%) Test Automation
22 20 (11.83%) SDLC
23 17 (10.06%) HP
23 17 (10.06%) MS Visio
24 15 (8.88%) HP UFT
25 14 (8.28%) Windows

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 6 (3.55%) Confluence
2 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (20.71%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.06%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.18%) MySQL
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (28.40%) JIRA
1 48 (28.40%) Selenium
2 15 (8.88%) HP UFT
3 12 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.92%) SoapUI
5 7 (4.14%) JMeter
5 7 (4.14%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.55%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.55%) SilkPerformer
6 6 (3.55%) SilkTest
7 4 (2.37%) LoadUI
7 4 (2.37%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.78%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.78%) WinRunner
9 2 (1.18%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.18%) Subversion
9 2 (1.18%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.59%) Gradle
General
1 49 (28.99%) Finance
2 23 (13.61%) Banking
3 6 (3.55%) Legal
4 4 (2.37%) Advertising
4 4 (2.37%) Back Office
5 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Games
6 1 (0.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.28%) .NET
2 12 (7.10%) Web Services
3 6 (3.55%) HTML
3 6 (3.55%) XML
4 4 (2.37%) CSS
4 4 (2.37%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.78%) jQuery
6 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.18%) Behat
6 2 (1.18%) HTML5
7 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.59%) CSS3
7 1 (0.59%) Laravel
7 1 (0.59%) Middleware
7 1 (0.59%) React
7 1 (0.59%) REST
7 1 (0.59%) SOAP
7 1 (0.59%) WinForms
7 1 (0.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.14%) iPad
3 6 (3.55%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.96%) Replication
5 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.18%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.28%) Windows
2 8 (4.73%) Linux
3 6 (3.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.96%) Unix
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (56.21%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (55.03%) Manual Testing
3 55 (32.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 52 (30.77%) Automation Testing
5 45 (26.63%) Automated Testing
6 44 (26.04%) Test Scripting
7 43 (25.44%) Software Testing
8 38 (22.49%) Regression Testing
9 29 (17.16%) Scrum
10 26 (15.38%) Test Strategy
11 25 (14.79%) Waterfall
12 21 (12.43%) Functional Testing
12 21 (12.43%) Test Automation
13 20 (11.83%) SDLC
14 14 (8.28%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (7.10%) BDD
15 12 (7.10%) Performance Testing
16 11 (6.51%) TDD
17 9 (5.33%) E-Commerce
17 9 (5.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (39.05%) SQL
2 13 (7.69%) Java
3 11 (6.51%) C#
4 9 (5.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.96%) PHP
5 5 (2.96%) Python
6 3 (1.78%) Groovy
6 3 (1.78%) VB
7 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.59%) Ruby
8 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (47.93%) ISTQB
2 77 (45.56%) ISEB
3 23 (13.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.73%) Degree
5 2 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (24.26%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (26.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.06%) HP
3 13 (7.69%) Oracle
4 8 (4.73%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.55%) Borland
6 4 (2.37%) Telerik
7 2 (1.18%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.59%) IBM
8 1 (0.59%) Serena
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