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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 70 81 114
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +33
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 19 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.74% 1.50% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.66% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 4
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +4.47%
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
992 1329 1363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.09% 90.47% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 635 822 927
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 £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 2 December 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 20 (60.61%) Selenium
3 19 (57.58%) Finance
4 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (42.42%) BDD
5 13 (39.39%) TDD
6 11 (33.33%) QA
6 11 (33.33%) Java
6 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (33.33%) Robot Framework
7 10 (30.30%) REST
7 10 (30.30%) Games
7 10 (30.30%) JIRA
8 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 9 (27.27%) Retail
8 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
9 8 (24.24%) API Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
9 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (24.24%) SOAP
10 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
10 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
11 6 (18.18%) Jasmine
11 6 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
12 5 (15.15%) SQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Selenium
2 11 (33.33%) Robot Framework
3 10 (30.30%) JIRA
4 6 (18.18%) Jasmine
4 6 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.03%) Appium
6 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) Protractor
6 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.03%) TestRail
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Games
3 9 (27.27%) Retail
3 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Test Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 9 (27.27%) QA Engineer
3 9 (27.27%) QA Test Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (6.06%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Testing Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Lead Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Product Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Product Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) REST
2 8 (24.24%) SOAP
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) Node.js
4 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.06%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Physics
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 14 (42.42%) BDD
3 13 (39.39%) TDD
4 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 8 (24.24%) API Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
7 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
7 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Feasibility Study
9 5 (15.15%) Software Delivery
9 5 (15.15%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
11 2 (6.06%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
2 11 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) HP