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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 20 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 8.00% 2.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 3.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £28,750 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
67 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 89.33% 79.41% 65.75%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 27
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,995 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Ranorex
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) JMeter
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) QA
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Games
6 1 (12.50%) Replication
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) CRM

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (75.00%) Ranorex
2 5 (62.50%) JMeter
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware