The median annual salary for a Manual Test Analyst was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Test Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 203 234 -
Rank change year-on-year +31 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
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 advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4522 5924 4891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.37% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3730 4820 4179
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Manual Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Test Analyst in the West Midlands

Manual Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Manual Test Analyst in the West Midlands

Manual Test Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Birmingham +18 3 £31,500 -3.07%
Manual Test Analyst
England

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) V-Model
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Replication
5 1 (12.50%) Serena
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) V-Model
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Serena