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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 86 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 17 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 1.12% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.30% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 0
Average salary £38,000 £30,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.59% -
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1174 1381 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.45% 85.62% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 698 896 491
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 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 6 May 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) JIRA
6 6 (31.58%) WebDriver
6 6 (31.58%) BDD
6 6 (31.58%) Selenium
6 6 (31.58%) User Stories
7 5 (26.32%) ISEB
8 4 (21.05%) C#
9 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
9 3 (15.79%) QA
9 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
10 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
10 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
10 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
10 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (10.53%) .NET
10 2 (10.53%) Perl
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
1 6 (31.58%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.26%) QAComplete
2 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
2 13 (68.42%) Test Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) BDD
5 6 (31.58%) User Stories
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
7 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) VBScript
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) HP
1 1 (5.26%) Charles River
Edinburgh
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Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago