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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 103 98 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.49% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.59% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 11
Average salary £33,750 £39,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
1206 1181 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.96% 82.59% 83.42%
Number of salaries quoted 807 765 630
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (63.16%) Automated Testing
1 12 (63.16%) QA
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) ISEB
3 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
5 5 (26.32%) Selenium
5 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Puppet
6 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (15.79%) C
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) C++
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.79%) Android
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) FogBugz
5 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.26%) MSTest
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) QA Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Automated Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) 3D Programming
8 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.26%) User Stories
8 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
1 5 (26.32%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.79%) C
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VBScript
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISEB
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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