The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 107 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.066% 0.086% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.10% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1278 974 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.41% 83.39% 78.71%
Number of salaries quoted 842 590 629
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Manual Testing
Scotland

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
3 6 (40.00%) LAMP
3 6 (40.00%) QA
4 5 (33.33%) Selenium
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Puppet
4 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) ISEB
7 2 (13.33%) UNIX
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Validation
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) IMAP
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) System Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.67%) SaaS
8 1 (6.67%) Computer Science

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
2 7 (46.67%) Software Tester
3 5 (33.33%) QA Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet