The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 19 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 10.00% 2.82% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.64% 3.28% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.59%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Manual Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
47 61 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 94.00% 85.92% 72.41%
Number of salaries quoted 41 50 30
Average salary £42,500 £37,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.58% +21.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,696 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Dundee region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Dundee

Manual Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Ranorex
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware