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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 78 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.15% 1.46% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.62% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 13
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
1110 1422 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.06% 90.11% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 755 907 842
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 12 (57.14%) Selenium
3 10 (47.62%) QA
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) Games
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (42.86%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 9 (42.86%) Retail
4 9 (42.86%) Robot Framework
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (28.57%) JIRA
5 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 6 (28.57%) BDD
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (23.81%) SOAP
6 5 (23.81%) REST
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) API Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Jasmine
6 5 (23.81%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
8 2 (9.52%) ISEB
8 2 (9.52%) C#
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft

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 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Selenium
2 9 (42.86%) Robot Framework
3 6 (28.57%) JIRA
4 5 (23.81%) Jasmine
4 5 (23.81%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) TestRail
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
1 10 (47.62%) Games
2 9 (42.86%) Retail
2 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Test Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) QA Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Product Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Product Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) REST
1 5 (23.81%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) BDD
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) API Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (4.76%) Process Management
7 1 (4.76%) Test Management
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) HP
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