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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 16 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 3.13% 1.52% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 1.75% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £20,000 £22,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
51 57 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 79.69% 86.36% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 31 48 33
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 16 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Games
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Games
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree