The median annual salary for a Manual Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 816 846 912
Rank change year-on-year +30 +66  
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 58 89 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.090% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.094% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 57 81 49
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,625 £35,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year -6.78% +21.73%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Test Analyst in the UK

Manual Test Analyst
Top 9 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 28 June 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 +19 56 £35,000 - 9
UK excluding London +22 46 £32,625 -6.78% 6
South East +42 16 £35,000 +11.11% 1
London +14 11 £40,000 -4.76% 3
North of England -6 11 £33,000 +9.09% 1
Midlands +10 7 £35,000 +3.70% 2
South West -5 7 £32,500 -20.73% 1
East of England -15 4 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Wales +6 1 £25,000 -19.35%

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 86 (65.65%) Test Automation
2 71 (54.20%) Manual Testing
3 70 (53.44%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (48.09%) ISTQB
5 48 (36.64%) SQL
6 46 (35.11%) ISEB
7 45 (34.35%) QA
8 38 (29.01%) Finance
9 34 (25.95%) Test Scripting
9 34 (25.95%) Software Testing
10 30 (22.90%) JIRA
10 30 (22.90%) SQL Server
11 29 (22.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
13 27 (20.61%) Selenium
14 26 (19.85%) Regression Testing
15 23 (17.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 22 (16.79%) SDLC
16 22 (16.79%) Test Strategy
16 22 (16.79%) Scrum
17 21 (16.03%) C#
17 21 (16.03%) Waterfall
18 20 (15.27%) Windows
19 18 (13.74%) Microsoft Excel
20 17 (12.98%) Functional Testing
21 16 (12.21%) Degree
21 16 (12.21%) .NET
22 14 (10.69%) Visual Studio
22 14 (10.69%) Non-Functional Testing
23 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (2.29%) Confluence
2 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (13.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (22.90%) JIRA
2 27 (20.61%) Selenium
3 14 (10.69%) Visual Studio
4 13 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.58%) JMeter
5 6 (4.58%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.05%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (3.05%) Subversion
6 4 (3.05%) TestComplete
6 4 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.29%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.29%) LoadUI
7 3 (2.29%) SilkPerformer
7 3 (2.29%) SilkTest
7 3 (2.29%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.53%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.53%) TestRail
8 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.76%) Concordion
9 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
General
1 38 (29.01%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Banking
3 6 (4.58%) Advertising
4 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) German Language
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.21%) .NET
2 6 (4.58%) HTML
3 3 (2.29%) Gherkin
3 3 (2.29%) Web Services
3 3 (2.29%) WinForms
4 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.53%) Behat
4 2 (1.53%) HTML5
4 2 (1.53%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.53%) WPF
5 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.34%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.34%) iPad
3 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.29%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.76%) iPhone
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.27%) Windows
2 6 (4.58%) Linux
3 5 (3.82%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.05%) Unix
5 3 (2.29%) Android
6 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (65.65%) Test Automation
2 71 (54.20%) Manual Testing
3 70 (53.44%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (25.95%) Software Testing
4 34 (25.95%) Test Scripting
5 29 (22.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (19.85%) Regression Testing
7 22 (16.79%) Scrum
7 22 (16.79%) SDLC
7 22 (16.79%) Test Strategy
8 21 (16.03%) Waterfall
9 17 (12.98%) Functional Testing
10 14 (10.69%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (7.63%) Scenario Testing
12 8 (6.11%) BDD
12 8 (6.11%) Integration Testing
12 8 (6.11%) Performance Testing
12 8 (6.11%) TDD
13 7 (5.34%) Defect Tracking
13 7 (5.34%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (36.64%) SQL
2 21 (16.03%) C#
3 5 (3.82%) Java
4 4 (3.05%) VB
5 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.53%) PHP
5 2 (1.53%) Python
5 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.76%) Perl
6 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (48.09%) ISTQB
2 46 (35.11%) ISEB
3 23 (17.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (12.21%) Degree
5 4 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (34.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.34%) HP
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle
3 5 (3.82%) TOWER Software
4 4 (3.05%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.29%) Borland
6 1 (0.76%) Serena
6 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
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