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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 66 94 95
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 26 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 1.12% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.24% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 14
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £35,000 £35,000
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
1046 1449 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.51% 90.45% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 739 907 867
Median salary £47,750 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 28 September 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 20 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (60.00%) Selenium
4 16 (53.33%) Finance
5 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
6 11 (36.67%) Games
6 11 (36.67%) QA
7 10 (33.33%) BDD
7 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 10 (33.33%) TDD
7 10 (33.33%) Retail
7 10 (33.33%) Java
7 10 (33.33%) Robot Framework
8 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 8 (26.67%) JIRA
9 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (23.33%) REST
10 7 (23.33%) API Testing
10 7 (23.33%) SOAP
11 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 6 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (20.00%) Jasmine
11 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
12 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
12 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
12 4 (13.33%) C#

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:

Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Selenium
2 10 (33.33%) Robot Framework
3 8 (26.67%) JIRA
4 6 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 6 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.33%) Appium
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) Protractor
5 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.33%) TestRail
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Games
3 10 (33.33%) Retail
3 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Test Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Test Leader
4 6 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Product Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Product Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) REST
1 7 (23.33%) SOAP
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) BDD
3 10 (33.33%) TDD
4 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 7 (23.33%) API Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
9 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
9 3 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) HP
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago