The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 82 71 101
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +30
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 2.22% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 2.43% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 28 2
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
967 1154 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.05% 91.51% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 614 787 767
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,675 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Test Automation
3 18 (54.55%) Finance
4 17 (51.52%) Selenium
5 14 (42.42%) BDD
6 13 (39.39%) TDD
7 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (30.30%) REST
8 10 (30.30%) Java
8 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
8 10 (30.30%) JIRA
8 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
9 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
9 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
10 8 (24.24%) Robot Framework
10 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (24.24%) QA
10 8 (24.24%) API Testing
10 8 (24.24%) SOAP
11 7 (21.21%) Games
11 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
12 6 (18.18%) Jasmine
12 6 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
12 6 (18.18%) Retail
12 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
12 6 (18.18%) Python

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Selenium
2 10 (30.30%) JIRA
3 8 (24.24%) Robot Framework
4 6 (18.18%) Jasmine
4 6 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.03%) Appium
6 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) Protractor
6 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.03%) TestRail
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Games
3 6 (18.18%) Retail
3 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Test Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 8 (24.24%) Tester
4 6 (18.18%) QA Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) QA Test Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Manual Tester
7 2 (6.06%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Manual Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Testing Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Lead Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) REST
2 8 (24.24%) SOAP
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) Node.js
4 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.06%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Physics
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Test Automation
3 14 (42.42%) BDD
4 13 (39.39%) TDD
5 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 8 (24.24%) API Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
9 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Feasibility Study
11 5 (15.15%) Software Delivery
11 5 (15.15%) Translating Business Requirements
12 4 (12.12%) SDLC
13 3 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (30.30%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
1 2 (6.06%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft