Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Manual Test Analyst was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 324 317
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 14 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 14
West Midlands median annual salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £24,475 £23,950 £23,750
90th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +3.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9806 11125 10631
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.20% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8079 8819 8837
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Manual Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 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
Birmingham +24 6 £28,500 -16.18%
Staffordshire +12 5 £32,500 +27.45%
Warwickshire +2 2 £26,000 -10.34%
Solihull 0 1 £33,500 +11.67%
Manual Test Analyst
England

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 10 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
5 5 (35.71%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 4 (28.57%) System Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Kanban
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Web Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.14%) HP
8 1 (7.14%) Internet
8 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
8 1 (7.14%) Logistics
8 1 (7.14%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 4 (28.57%) Kanban
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) System Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Web Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Use Case
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP