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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 86 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 12 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 1.25% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.41% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 13
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +24.59%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1167 1203 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.12% 88.13% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 740 719 930
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 May 2016, 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 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (78.38%) Test Scripting
3 27 (72.97%) Test Automation
4 21 (56.76%) Release Management
5 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
6 6 (16.22%) C#
7 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 5 (13.51%) SOAP
7 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) JIRA
7 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
7 5 (13.51%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) REST
7 5 (13.51%) Jasmine
7 5 (13.51%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.51%) API Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.81%) ISEB
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.81%) Perl
9 3 (8.11%) .NET
9 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.11%) Front Office
9 3 (8.11%) Finance
9 3 (8.11%) Asset Management

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:

Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Jasmine
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
1 5 (13.51%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) TestLink
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Analyst
1 28 (75.68%) Test Analyst
2 22 (59.46%) Senior Analyst
2 22 (59.46%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Graduate
6 1 (2.70%) Graduate Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Software Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) REST
1 5 (13.51%) SOAP
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (78.38%) Test Scripting
3 27 (72.97%) Test Automation
4 21 (56.76%) Release Management
5 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.51%) API Testing
6 5 (13.51%) BDD
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.51%) TDD
6 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
8 3 (8.11%) Defect Management
9 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.41%) ETL
10 1 (2.70%) Project Management
10 1 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) C#
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 2 (5.41%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Charles River
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